Comment 16 for bug 776065

Touch T (toucht) wrote :

I tried in 12.10, booted from iso file quantal-desktop-i386.iso. I couldn't get the GUI working so I booted into text mode and used fmtools. I hear my favourite radio station.

$ uname -a
Linux ubuntu 3.5.0-15-generic #22-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 19 20:06:19 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i686 GNU/Linux

$ fm 99.05
Radio tuned to 99.05 MHz (radio does not support volume control)

$ fm on
Radio on (radio does not support volume control)

$ v4l2-ctl -d /dev/radio0 -all -L
Driver Info (not using libv4l2):
 Driver name : bttv
 Card type : BT878 radio (Hauppauge (bt878))
 Bus info : PCI:0000:02:08.0
 Driver version: 3.5.4
 Capabilities : 0x00010000
  Tuner
Video input : 0 (Radio: ok)
Audio input : 0 (Radio)
Frequency: 1584799 (99.049937 MHz)
Tuner:
 Name : Radio
 Capabilities : 62.5 Hz stereo
 Frequency range : 65.0 MHz - 108.0 MHz
 Signal strength/AFC : 25%/0
 Current audio mode : stereo
 Available subchannels: stereo
                           mute (bool) : default=0 value=0

Then I booted ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-i386.iso from iso file. Radio is not working
$ uname -a
Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-29-generic-pae #46-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 27 17:25:43 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux

$ fm 99.05
fm: Frequency 99.0 MHz out of range (0.0 - 0.0 MHz)

$ fm on
Radio on (radio does not support volume control)

$ v4l2-ctl -d /dev/radio0 --all -L
Driver Info (not using libv4l2):
 Driver name : bttv
 Card type : BT878 radio (Hauppauge (bt878))
 Bus info : PCI:0000:02:08.0
 Driver version: 3.2.24
 Capabilities : 0x00010000
  Tuner
Video input : 0 (Radio: ok)
Audio input : 0 (Radio)
Frequency: 0 (0.000000 MHz)
Tuner:
 Name : Radio
 Capabilities : 62.5 kHz
 Frequency range : 0.0 MHz - 0.0 MHz
 Signal strength/AFC : 0%/0
 Current audio mode : mono
 Available subchannels:
                           mute (bool) : default=0 value=0