my first question on here, and it will probably my most important one.
I've been working for a small company for a month and a half, and have recently been tasked with doing things I've never done. Namely, and most annoyingly: configuring an XP Embedded image.
This wouldn't be such a problem if only I had been able to acquire ALL hardware devices I need for the task, before making the final image.
In general, all hardware has worked, with minimal fuss, except maybe the Sierra Wireless C889, which still shows a Found New Hardware window, complaining about an .ini. This isn't a big issue luckily.
What I really need help with is this:
The TV Tuner card is not detected by XP Embedded, whatsoever.
Not in device manager, not in Unknown Device Tool, and I'm unsure of what other software I can run to check.
Some more information:
The TV Tuner is picked up by XP Pro, and has been previously tested working with it (I watched a World Cup match with one)
The stable test machine doesn't pick up the TV Tuner with XP Embedded, so it's probably not some extraneous problem with one of the final, production machines.
The chip on the TV Tuner is an ITE IT9135FN. It doesn't exist, from the looks of things, ITE has no information on it on my last check, but I have supposedly BDA-compatible drivers for it, and they were installed, with no errors given.
The XP Embedded build had the Digital Set-top Box template applied, along with the other Set-top Box templates, just for good measure.
The TV Tuner is not custom, but it's not widely available either. It has no model number.
The specs of the test machines are:
- Zotac IONITX-F-E - 2GB DDR2 single
- 160GB WD Scorpio Blue
- 90W Pico-PSU
- RaLink-based RT73 embedded-USB WiFi
- Sierra Wireless Compass 889
This problem is doing my head in, and have been searching endlessly, but I either haven't found the golden search phrase yet, or I just haven't looked hard enough for the answer (although I've bloody-well tried).
Before someone suggests componentizing the driver, building the target image again, and replicating all over again; that's been suggested to the boss multiple times, he says it's a no-go.
Thanks in advance guys and gals of superuser.
I may well give some form of present to anyone that can get this to work successfully.