[linux-dvb] Re: Artec T1 problems

Richard Lewis rxl881 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 19:05:46 CEST 2006


Hi,

Sorry to bring this up again, but I am still struggling to get any further
with this. Does anyone have any suggestions at all?

Many thanks

Richard



On 03/04/06, Richard Lewis <rxl881 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I have been struggling for the past few days trying to get an Artec T1
> working correctly under Linux (Slackware 10.2).
>
> I have tried various flavours of kernel from 2.6.13 to 2.6.16.1 with the
> standard kernel DVB drivers, and various versions of dvb-kernel from CVS
> without any luck.
>
> When the box is plugged in, "lsusb -vvv" reports the following:
>
> Bus 003 Device 003: ID 05d8:8107 Ultima Electronics Corp. Artec T1 USB
> TVBOX with AN2235 (cold)
> Device Descriptor:
>   bLength                18
>   bDescriptorType         1
>   bcdUSB               1.10
>   bDeviceClass          255 Vendor Specific Class
>   bDeviceSubClass       255 Vendor Specific Subclass
>   bDeviceProtocol       255 Vendor Specific Protocol
>   bMaxPacketSize0        64
>   idVendor           0x05d8 Ultima Electronics Corp.
>   idProduct          0x8107 Artec T1 USB TVBOX with AN2235 (cold)
>   bcdDevice            0.01
>   iManufacturer           0
>   iProduct                0
>   iSerial                 0
>   bNumConfigurations      1
>   Configuration Descriptor:
> ...
> ...
>
> As this lists the device as having the AN2235 USB controller, I am using
> the dvb-usb-dibusb-an2235-01.fw (md5sum=e7a05363c7ed4d9b78cbedd767c7acfe)
> firmware, which I have placed in /lib/firmware.
>
> The drivers compile and load without any problems, but as soon as the box
> is attached to the computer dmesg starts filling up with:
>
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> dvb-usb: bulk message failed: -90 (1/0)
> ..
> ..
>
> /var/log/messages reports the following:
>
> Apr  3 15:54:25 magpie kernel: usb 3-1: new full speed USB device using
> uhci_hcd and address 3
> Apr  3 15:54:25 magpie kernel: dvb-usb: found a 'Artec T1 USB1.1 TVBOX
> with AN2235' in warm state.
> Apr  3 15:54:25 magpie kernel: dvb-usb: will use the device's hardware PID
> filter (table count: 16).
> Apr  3 15:54:25 magpie kernel: dibusb: this device has the Panasonic
> ENV77H11D5 onboard.
> Apr  3 15:54:25 magpie kernel: dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to
> 150 msecs.
> Apr  3 15:54:25 magpie kernel: dvb-usb: Artec T1 USB1.1 TVBOX with AN2235
> successfully initialized and connected.
>
> This seems to suggest that everything should be working OK, and yet the
> LEDs do not come on (indicating that the firmware has not been correctly
> loaded), and no /dev/dvb.frontend0 device is created by udev
> (/dev/dvb0.demux0, /dev/dvb0.dvr0 and /dev/dvb0/net0 are created at this
> point) .
>
> I have tried many things including uncommenting the "#define
> DVB_USB_DIBUSB_MB_FAULTY_USB_IDs" line in
> dvb-kernel/linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-usb/dibusb-mb.c, as described in
> the Artec T1 howto, here -
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Artec_T1_USB_TV_Box, without any luck.
>
> I have also tried (just to make sure that the hardware actually works at
> all) running it under windows, and frustratingly it fires up first time
> without any problems :(. However, one thing that I did notice from this is
> that the windows drivers report the product ID to be 8108 rather than 8107
> (as reported by lsusb under Linux). I'm not sure if this is important, but
> thought I'd mention it, just in case.
>
> I would be very grateful for any suggestions that you have, even if it is
> just to say that this type of T1 isn't currently supported, as at least then
> I can move on, or buy some new hardware.
>
> Many thanks
>
> Richard
>
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