[linux-dvb] Hauppauge WinTV-Nova-T-USB2

Laz laz at club-burniston.co.uk
Wed Jun 21 00:26:07 CEST 2006


On Tuesday 20 June 2006 22:35, John Martin wrote:
> I get something similar when starting up from 'cold'.  I then unplug the
> usb connector from the Hauppage box and reconnect after a few seconds, and
> consequently get a syslog that looks like this:
>
> Jun 20 00:58:52 house kernel: usb 2-1: new high speed USB device using
> ehci_hcd and address 8
> Jun 20 00:58:52 house kernel: usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1
> choice Jun 20 00:58:53 house kernel: dvb-usb: found a 'Hauppauge
> WinTV-NOVA-T usb2' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
> Jun 20 00:58:53 house kernel: dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file
> 'dvb-usb-nova-t-usb2-01.fw'
> Jun 20 00:58:53 house /etc/hotplug.d/firmware/50-firmware.hotplug[15830]:
> cat: write error: No such device

{snip}

Is this with a self-compiled kernel? I had something similar when I first got 
one of these devices. My problem was that I had USB support built into the 
kernel rather than as modules, and this meant that hotplug tried to load the 
firmware before the DVB drivers had been loaded. Once I changed the USB stuff 
to modules, the firmware loads fine on booting from a cold state.

Even so, it does seem to connect the device, load the firmware if needed, 
disconnect it, and then reconnect it again! Not sure if it's meant to do 
this, though!

Cheers,

Laz



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