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Re: Posible bug in bktr(4) man pages
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Posible bug in bktr(4) man pages
- From: Jacob Meuser <jakemsr_(_at_)_jakemsr_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 00:34:34 -0800
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 08:53:00AM +0100, Ramiro Aceves wrote:
> The system does not recognize my TV CARD tuner type out of the box, and
> xawtv does not work. As I did not know if it was possible to configure
> TV CARD with config(8), I tried to compile a kernel, so I started to
it isn't poaaible to use config(8) to configure a bktr(4) device, but
that would be nice. actually, it would be nicer not to have to do any
manual configuration at all ...
> bktr(4) man page states the following for setting the card type in the
> kernel config file:
> option BKTR_OVERRIDE_CARD=nnn
> Select a specific card (overrides autodetection). `nnn'
> is set
> to one of the names listed and explained below.
> ASKEY_DYNALINK_MAGIC_TVIEW Askey/Dynalink Magic TView
> AVER_MEDIA AverMedia
> After some minutes of compiling, compilation fails and complains that
> ASKEY_DYNALINK_MAGIC_TVIEW is not defined (or something like that, I do not
> remember it exactly).
> So, I had to add a "CARD" in front of the card type. I changed my
> GENERIC.CUSTOM kernel config file like this:
> I compiled again the kernel and booted with the new one. Now I can watch
> TV with xawtv fine. :-)
I would like to see a dmesg from GENERIC. is this really an Askey?
it looks like this should be detected by bktr by the PCI vendor ID.
> Should I fill a bug report?
adding CARD_ in front of all the names will mess up the nice
but, yes, this should be clarified.
and btw, BKTR_SYSTEM_DEFAULT=BROOKTREE_PAL is the default.
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