[mythtv-users] Troubleshooting a CrystalHD problem in 0.24
oliver.greg at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 04:34:42 UTC 2010
On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Tom Flair <tom at graniteskies.net> wrote:
> My BCM70015 arrived last week and I've finally managed to shoehorn it into
> my case with the help of a mini PCI-e to PCI-e adapter and a PCI-e flex
> riser cable.
> I've got the libraries and kernel module built from Jarod's git tree based
> off of the commit made 10 days ago. On a cold boot, the module loads and I
> can see it recognized in dmesg.
> Loading crystalhd v3.9.0
> crystalhd 0000:02:00.0: Starting Device:0x1615
> crystalhd 0000:02:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
> crystalhd 0000:02:00.0: irq 42 for MSI/MSI-X
> crystalhd 0000:02:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
> Myth accepts and recognized passing along the --enable-crystalhd
> # Video Output Support
> x11 support yes
> xrandr support yes
> xv support yes
> XvMC support yes
> XvMC VLD support no
> XvMC libs -lXvMCW
> VDPAU support no
> CrystalHD support yes
> OpenGL video yes
> OpenGL vsync yes
> DirectFB no
> MHEG support yes
> I have it setup as this:
> initially using OpenGL then XV with the same result.
> My frontend's response when playing back a video is this:
> 2010-12-10 20:15:47.879 CrystalHD Err: Error at
> privatedecoder_crystalhd.cpp:104 (#-1, Unknown)
> 2010-12-10 20:15:47.880 CrystalHD Err: Failed to open CrystalHD device
> According to this: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Broadcom_Crystal_HD building
> the gst filter did not appear necessary. At the very least, the wiki only
> specifies to build the module and library.
> I'd like to assume that since dmesg is showing the card as being recognized
> that the issue is with my frontend's build of Myth. However, I've found
> that if I do a warm restart of said frontend, the module is loaded but I
> don't have any confirmation that the card is found in dmesg or lspci. I
> haven't decided if this is due to my method of installing the card or what.
> Shutting down completely and booting again brings the card back on line.
> On my next chance (read: when my wife let's me mess with it again), I'm
> going to try rebuilding it based off of the new git tree. I'm hoping to see
> if anyone else has had any of these problems with this card and successfully
> resolved them before I take it down again.
I have not messed with mine in quite some time since the ATI drivers
are tear-free finally, but I seem to remember that a firmware download
should be visible along with what you posted. Do you have that
available and installed?
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