[linux-dvb] firmware

ronald rwarsow at online.de
Mon Sep 4 02:18:28 CEST 2006


hi phil

phil taylor wrote:
> My questions are about firmware for USB DVB tuners, in particular the
> DigiTV one.
>
> Question One.
>
> Where is the firmeware supposed to go?
>
> Question Two.
>
> Why is this such a state secret? No one ever mentions this topic. Is it
> some kind of race memory? Am I supposed to be pick it up via ESP? lol
>
> I am using Debian Etch. If my tuner is in the warm state (after running
> Windows) then Linux picks it up and I can watch and record TV using
> Klear, Kaffeine, Gxine, etc.
>
> If I cold boot straight into Linux - the device is not recognised and I
> can do nothing.
>   

what do your log files show up ?
maybe:
try using udevmonitor in one console
- plug in your usb device
- maybe, reload the module
- let it running and start your tv application and see what's up than.
> I have placed the firmware file into /lib/firmware but it makes no
> difference.
>   
just running fedora, then this path is correct.

HTH
ronald



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