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+How to get the bt8xx cards working
+1) General information
+This class of cards has a bt878a as the PCI interface, and require the bttv driver
+for accessing the i2c bus and the gpio pins of the bt8xx chipset.
+Please see Documentation/dvb/cards.txt => o Cards based on the Conexant Bt8xx PCI bridge:
+Compiling kernel please enable:
+a.)"Device drivers" => "Multimedia devices" => "Video For Linux" => "Enable Video for Linux API 1 (DEPRECATED)"
+b.)"Device drivers" => "Multimedia devices" => "Video For Linux" => "Video Capture Adapters" => "BT848 Video For Linux"
+c.)"Device drivers" => "Multimedia devices" => "Digital Video Broadcasting Devices" => "DVB for Linux" "DVB Core Support" "Bt8xx based PCI Cards"
+Please use the following options with care as deselection of drivers which are in fact necessary
+may result in DVB devices that cannot be tuned due to lack of driver support:
+You can save RAM by deselecting every frontend module that your DVB card does not need.
+First please remove the static dependency of DVB card drivers on all frontend modules for all possible card variants by enabling:
+d.) "Device drivers" => "Multimedia devices" => "Digital Video Broadcasting Devices"
+ => "DVB for Linux" "DVB Core Support" "Load and attach frontend modules as needed"
+If you know the frontend driver that your card needs please enable:
+e.)"Device drivers" => "Multimedia devices" => "Digital Video Broadcasting Devices"
+ => "DVB for Linux" "DVB Core Support" "Customise DVB Frontends" => "Customise the frontend modules to build"
+ Then please select your card-specific frontend module.
+2) Loading Modules
+Regular case: If the bttv driver detects a bt8xx-based DVB card, all frontend and backend modules will be loaded automatically.
+Exceptions are:
+- Old TwinHan DST cards or clones with or without CA slot and not containing an Eeprom.
+People running udev please see Documentation/dvb/udev.txt.
+In the following cases overriding the PCI type detection for dvb-bt8xx might be necessary:
+2a) Running TwinHan and Clones
+ $ modprobe bttv card=113
+ $ modprobe dst
+Useful parameters for verbosity level and debugging the dst module:
+verbose=0: messages are disabled
+ 1: only error messages are displayed
+ 2: notifications are displayed
+ 3: other useful messages are displayed
+ 4: debug setting
+dst_addons=0: card is a free to air (FTA) card only
+ 0x20: card has a conditional access slot for scrambled channels
+The autodetected values are determined by the cards' "response string".
+In your logs see f. ex.: dst_get_device_id: Recognize [DSTMCI].
+For bug reports please send in a complete log with verbose=4 activated.
+Please also see Documentation/dvb/ci.txt.
+2b) Running multiple cards
+Examples of card ID's:
+Pinnacle PCTV Sat: 94
+Nebula Electronics Digi TV: 104
+pcHDTV HD-2000 TV: 112
+Twinhan DST and clones: 113
+Avermedia AverTV DVB-T 771: 123
+Avermedia AverTV DVB-T 761: 124
+DViCO FusionHDTV DVB-T Lite: 128
+DViCO FusionHDTV 5 Lite: 135
+Notice: The order of the card ID should be uprising:
+ $ modprobe bttv card=113 card=135
+For a full list of card ID's please see Documentation/video4linux/CARDLIST.bttv.
+In case of further problems please subscribe and send questions to the mailing list: linux-dvb@linuxtv.org.
+2c) Probing the cards with broken PCI subsystem ID
+There are some TwinHan cards that the EEPROM has become corrupted for some
+reason. The cards do not have correct PCI subsystem ID. But we can force
+probing the cards with broken PCI subsystem ID
+ $ echo 109e 0878 $subvendor $subdevice > \
+ /sys/bus/pci/drivers/bt878/new_id
+Authors: Richard Walker,
+ Jamie Honan,
+ Michael Hunold,
+ Manu Abraham,
+ Uwe Bugla,
+ Michael Krufky