PV-155a - 16 input, 120fps - Can't get inputs

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PV-155a - 16 input, 120fps - Can't get inputs

Post by krisbrowne42 » Tue Aug 30, 2005 4:27 pm

I am working on setting up a 16 input camera system using the latest ZM live cd. I've got the card installed, it detects as card 98 (PV-150), and it sees 4 video devices, and composite0 and composite1 on each device. My understanding is that it should have composite2 and composite3 showing also for 16 inputs total, but that's not happening.

I've tried about every variation of settings for card 98 as I can find.. Upping the gbuffers, the vbi buffers, etc, but it still won't see the other inputs.

Odd thing is, booting from Windows sees all 16 inputs, as does booting from FreeBSD (I just have been having a heck of a time making the bttv devices on freebsd play by v4l rules)... But anything I've tried with Linux has only seen 8 inputs.

Does anyone have any experience with this card on the LiveCD distro?

Thanks!
Kris
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Post by krzys31337 » Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:03 pm

Try to give them card=77 or =103. Maybe you have photo of your cards? lspci -v also will be helpful.
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BT878 portion of lspci -v

Post by krisbrowne42 » Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:18 pm

02:08.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa00:1460
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
Memory at aeaf4000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:08.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa00:1460
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
Memory at aeaf5000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:09.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa01:1461
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
Memory at aeaf6000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:09.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa01:1461
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
Memory at aeaf7000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:0a.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa02:1462
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
Memory at aeaf8000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:0a.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa02:1462
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 18
Memory at aeaf9000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:0b.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa03:1463
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
Memory at aeafa000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2

02:0b.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11)
Subsystem: Unknown device aa03:1463
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
Memory at aeafb000 (32-bit, prefetchable)
Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 2
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dmesg output while loading module

Post by krisbrowne42 » Tue Aug 30, 2005 5:20 pm

bttv: driver version 0.9.14 loaded
bttv: using 16 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:08.0, irq: 16, latency: 64, mmio: 0xaeaf4000
bttv0: detected: Provideo PV150A-1 [card=98], PCI subsystem ID is aa00:1460
bttv0: using: ProVideo PV150 [card=98,insmod option]
bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00ffffff [init]
bttv0: using tuner=-1
bttv0: i2c: checking for TDA9875 @ 0xb0... not found
bttv0: i2c: checking for TDA7432 @ 0x8a... not found
bttv0: registered device video0
bttv0: registered device vbi0
bttv0: PLL: 28636363 => 35468950 . ok
bttv: Bt8xx card found (1).
bttv1: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:09.0, irq: 16, latency: 64, mmio: 0xaeaf6000
bttv1: detected: Provideo PV150A-2 [card=98], PCI subsystem ID is aa01:1461
bttv1: using: ProVideo PV150 [card=98,autodetected]
bttv1: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00ffffff [init]
bttv1: using tuner=-1
bttv1: i2c: checking for TDA9875 @ 0xb0... not found
bttv1: i2c: checking for TDA7432 @ 0x8a... not found
bttv1: registered device video1
bttv1: registered device vbi1
bttv1: PLL: 28636363 => 35468950 . ok
bttv: Bt8xx card found (2).
bttv2: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:0a.0, irq: 18, latency: 64, mmio: 0xaeaf8000
bttv2: detected: Provideo PV150A-3 [card=98], PCI subsystem ID is aa02:1462
bttv2: using: ProVideo PV150 [card=98,autodetected]
bttv2: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00ffffff [init]
bttv2: using tuner=-1
bttv2: i2c: checking for TDA9875 @ 0xb0... not found
bttv2: i2c: checking for TDA7432 @ 0x8a... not found
bttv2: registered device video2
bttv2: registered device vbi2
bttv2: PLL: 28636363 => 35468950 . ok
bttv: Bt8xx card found (3).
bttv3: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:0b.0, irq: 19, latency: 64, mmio: 0xaeafa000
bttv3: detected: Provideo PV150A-4 [card=98], PCI subsystem ID is aa03:1463
bttv3: using: ProVideo PV150 [card=98,autodetected]
bttv3: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00ffffff [init]
bttv3: using tuner=-1
bttv3: i2c: checking for TDA9875 @ 0xb0... not found
bttv3: i2c: checking for TDA7432 @ 0x8a... not found
bttv3: registered device video3
bttv3: registered device vbi3
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output from zmu -q -d0 -v

Post by krisbrowne42 » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:25 am

Video Capabilities
Name: BT878 video (ProVideo PV150)
Type: 171
Can capture
Can tune
Overlay onto frame buffer
Can clip
Scalable
Video Channels: 2
Audio Channels: 0
Maximum Width: 768
Maximum Height: 480
Minimum Width: 48
Minimum Height: 32
Window Attributes
X Offset: 0
Y Offset: 0
Width: 320
Height: 240
Picture Attributes
Palette: 4 - 24bit RGB
Colour Depth: 24
Brightness: 32768
Hue: 32768
Colour :32768
Contrast: 32768
Whiteness: 0
Channel 0 Attributes
Name: Composite0
Channel: 0
Flags: 2
Channel has audio
Type: 2 - Camera
Format: 1 - NTSC
Channel 1 Attributes
Name: Composite1
Channel: 1
Flags: 2
Channel has audio
Type: 2 - Camera
Format: 1 - NTSC
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Possible Success

Post by krisbrowne42 » Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:16 am

I modprobed bttv with card=77,77,77,77, and it seemed to recognize /dev/video0-3, with composite0-3 on each device... And within ZM it showed fps activity on each device.

I'm going to transfer this knowledge to the installed system and see if this makes everything happy, and if so I'll report it here and in the success stories forum...

Thanks for your help!
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