[linux-dvb] Freecom usb DVB-T Tuning problem

Rev Simon Rumble simon at rumble.net
Wed Nov 30 00:22:53 CET 2005


This one time, at band camp, mike choy wrote:

> Have just purchased one of these on the basis that it should work.
> Under windows it works just fine, but I noticed the software is locked 
> by a CD Key

You don't need a CD key for the Linux drivers.  I have the same piece of 
kit and it works fine.

> I have downloaded the following firmware
> dvb-usb-wt220u-01.fw 
> <http://www.linuxtv.org/download/dvb/firmware/dvb-usb-wt220u-01.fw>
> and installed to /lib/firmware.
> >md5sum
> shows
> 782c9937b3f42e5248584570857c8b7f  dvb-usb-wt220u-01.fw

You might need to put it in:
/usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/dvb-usb-wt220u-01.fw

I've had conflicting reports and just put it in both, so haven't tested 
which one it's coming from.

> dvb-usb: found a 'WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver (Typhoon/Freecom)' 
> in warm state.
> dvb-usb: will use the device's hardware PID filter (table count: 15).
> DVB: registering new adapter (WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver 
> (Typhoon/Freecom)).
> DVB: registering frontend 0 (WideView USB DVB-T)...
> dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 300 msecs.
> dvb-usb: WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver (Typhoon/Freecom) 
> successfully initialized and connected.
> usbcore: registered new driver dvb_usb_dtt200u
> dvb-usb: recv bulk message failed: -110

I'm not seeing the firmware loading.  Perhaps the problem?

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