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HD channels problem - 02-January-2009, 11:33


first of all let me wish you a happy new year.

I installed recently a new Happauge Nova-S2 card. My problem is that I can't watch HD channels, I have a blank screen when I zap on it. (sorry for my English).
Otherwise, the SD channels work fine.

My config :
- VDR 1.7.0 (with S2-clean and H264 patch)
- Phoenix card reader (newcs and SC to read the card)
- Card firmware extract from drivers version :

Concerning the DVB drivers, I used the v4l-DVB from
With this drivers I have a blank screen on HD channels (even on free air channels).
I remarked with szap-s2 that the HD channels cannot be locked. So I switched to the Liplianin drivers from this thread

But VDR don't want to start, the error message is
FATAL: Module budget_av not found
If I look at dmesg, everyting is looking fine

[ 183.467218] cx88/2: cx2388x MPEG-TS Driver Manager version 0.0.6 loaded
[ 183.467742] cx88[0]: subsystem: 0070:6906, board: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR4000(Lite) DVB-S/S2 [card=69,autodetected]
[ 183.467747] cx88[0]: TV tuner type -1, Radio tuner type -1
[ 183.646940] cx88[0]: hauppauge eeprom: model=69100
[ 183.647018] input: cx88 IR (Hauppauge WinTV-HVR400 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:05:02.2/input/input6
[ 183.684110] cx88[0]/2: cx2388x 8802 Driver Manager
[ 183.684126] cx88-mpeg driver manager 0000:05:02.2: PCI INT A -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
[ 183.684136] cx88[0]/2: found at 0000:05:02.2, rev: 5, irq: 18, latency: 32, mmio: 0xfa000000
[ 183.689933] cx88/2: cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
[ 183.689940] cx88/2: registering cx8802 driver, type: dvb access: shared
[ 183.689943] cx88[0]/2: subsystem: 0070:6906, board: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR4000(Lite) DVB-S/S2 [card=69]
[ 183.689946] cx88[0]/2: cx2388x based DVB/ATSC card
[ 183.715337] DVB: registering new adapter (cx88[0])
[ 183.440306] saa7146: register extension 'budget dvb'.
[ 183.452356] saa7146: register extension 'budget_ci dvb'.
[ 183.752149] saa7146: register extension 'budget_patch dvb'
Now szap-s2 don't want to start also, with an error message :
opening frontend failed: Device or resource busy
but nothing is running on the DVB card.

EDIT : VDR is capturing a the DVB card but is stopping due to the budget error:
jan 2 11:35:45 [general.debug] probing /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
jan 2 11:35:45 [general.debug] capturing device 0
jan 2 11:35:45 [] captured 1 video device

Any idea ? I'm lost, don't know what to do anymore.

Thanks for your help

Last edited by Vulcain; 02-January-2009 at 11:38..
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