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Hello, I have a Hauppauge Win TV PCI card with a debian etch. I can't get the TV sound with xdtv, though the video is perfect. It seems the card ...
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    Hauppauge WinTV no sound


    Hello,

    I have a Hauppauge Win TV PCI card with a debian etch. I can't get the TV sound with xdtv, though the video is perfect. It seems the card is not well recognised or there is a tuner problem or ... I don't know.

    uname -a
    Linux cactus 2.6.17-2-686 #1 SMP Wed Sep 13 16:34:10 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux

    lspci:
    02:0c.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11)
    02:0c.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11)


    and finally dmesg | grep bt

    bttv: driver version 0.9.16 loaded
    bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
    bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
    bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:0c.0, irq: 5, latency: 32, mmio: 0xee800000
    bttv0: detected: Hauppauge WinTV [card=10], PCI subsystem ID is 0070:13eb
    bttv0: using: Hauppauge (bt87 [card=10,autodetected]
    bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00ffffdb [init]
    bttv0: Hauppauge/Voodoo msp34xx: reset line init [5]
    bttv0: Hauppauge eeprom indicates model#44809
    bttv0: using tuner=38
    bttv0: i2c: checking for MSP34xx @ 0x80... not found
    bttv0: i2c: checking for TDA9875 @ 0xb0... not found
    bttv0: i2c: checking for TDA7432 @ 0x8a... not found
    bttv0: i2c: checking for TDA9887 @ 0x86... found
    tda9887 0-0043: chip found @ 0x86 (bt878 #0 [sw])
    tuner 0-0061: chip found @ 0xc2 (bt878 #0 [sw])
    bttv0: registered device video0
    bttv0: registered device vbi0
    bttv0: PLL: 28636363 => 35468950 .<4>logips2pp: Detected unknown logitech mouse model 63
    bt878: AUDIO driver version 0.0.0 loaded

    Many "no found ...", isn't it ?

    Any idea ?

    Thanks

    Benoit

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    To start off with, those not found messages are okay, it's just the driver trying to find the card's exact chipset.
    I have two TV boards that I've switched between, one being a Hauppage 150 board. To get sound, I have to run a cable from the sound output on the card to a line in on my soundblaster... Even in windows I've never gotten any sound directly from the hauppage card (or my other card for that matter)

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    Yes, I have this cable as well ... and to be sure I tried to directly plug my speakers to the sound output of the TV card, I only get "noise" but not the TV sound.

    It really seems the card is not driven as it should be ... This card used to work on Windows.

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