Author Topic: DViCo Dual Digital 4 and Dvico Hybrid DVB-T Hardware profiles...?  (Read 579 times)

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After a couple of days sifting around for answers I have come to the conclusion DViCo cards are not loved by linuxmce :(
I Would like to try to create a Hardware profile to simplify adding DViCo tuner cards to linuxmce 710...
I realise some people have noted that in linuxmce 810 that DViCo cards are much easier to install and use, however as linuxmce user userable edition has an unclear arrival date......

I will spend some time trying to research exactly how this can be done but I thought I would post here to see if anyone can point me towards some documentation or HowTos for createing hardware profiles. This could be a good step in teaching myself about linux in general or a complete turn off that will send me running for the hills  :o

And if anyone has done this already please do enlighten me on how I can obtain a copy ?

Or is this all silly talk and I'm just going to end up wasting a heap of time trying to achieve an un-achievable goal?

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Re: DViCo Dual Digital 4 and Dvico Hybrid DVB-T Hardware profiles...?
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2009, 09:48:08 am »
After a couple of days sifting around for answers I have come to the conclusion DViCo cards are not loved by linuxmce :(
I Would like to try to create a Hardware profile to simplify adding DViCo tuner cards to linuxmce 710...
I realise some people have noted that in linuxmce 810 that DViCo cards are much easier to install and use, however as linuxmce user userable edition has an unclear arrival date......

I will spend some time trying to research exactly how this can be done but I thought I would post here to see if anyone can point me towards some documentation or HowTos for createing hardware profiles. This could be a good step in teaching myself about linux in general or a complete turn off that will send me running for the hills  :o

And if anyone has done this already please do enlighten me on how I can obtain a copy ?

Or is this all silly talk and I'm just going to end up wasting a heap of time trying to achieve an un-achievable goal?

We have found it impossible to get a stable setup under the 710 kernel for the Dvico... one of the tuners always seems to 'die' after a while... the 2nd one then takes longer but eventually suffers the same fait. Under 810's kernel this seems to not happen... at least not so far in our relatively short tests.

So although I'd love to hear of a breakthrough for the Dvico under the 710 Kernel... my gut feeling is that you would be pretty much waisting your effort.

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Re: DViCo Dual Digital 4 and Dvico Hybrid DVB-T Hardware profiles...?
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2009, 01:16:41 pm »
...Bugger...

So DViCo cards work fine under the Linuxmce 810 Alpha... ? Which is not yet for meer mortals.... ahh well I shall wait and see what the next release of linuxmce brings :)

Thanks for the heads up Andrew.... I might give the template a miss...