[linux-dvb] Problems with firmware and modules for Freecom DVB USB-stick

Michel Ludwig michel.ludwig at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 20:51:07 CEST 2007


Hi,

On Sun 29 Apr 2007, Magnus Larsson wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I have a new Freecom DVB USB-stick, that i cannot get to work in Linux
> (running ubuntu feisty). It works well in Windows, so the stick seem ok.
>
> I have read the http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB and loaded
> the modules and downloaded firmware accordingly. In my
> /lib/firmware/2.6.20-15-generic I have:
> dvb-fe-or51132-qam.fw
> dvb-fe-or51132-vsb.fw
> dvb-fe-or51211.fw
> dvb-ttpci-01.fw
> dvb-usb-avertv-a800-02.fw
> dvb-usb-dibusb-5.0.0.11.fw
> dvb-usb-dibusb-6.0.0.8.fw
> dvb-usb-dtt200u-01.fw
> dvb-usb-umt-010-02.fw
> dvb-usb-vp702x-01.fw
> dvb-usb-vp7045-01.fw
> dvb-usb-wt220u-01.fw
> dvb-usb-wt220u-fc03.fw
> dvb-usb-wt220u-zl0353-01.fw
>
> When I have loaded the modules dvb_usb and dvb-usb-dtt200u (according to
> the howto at linuxtv), I have the following modules :
>
> $ lsmod | grep dvb
> dvb_usb_dtt200u        13444  0
> dvb_usb                24972  1 dvb_usb_dtt200u
> dvb_core               81832  1 dvb_usb
> dvb_pll                15492  1 dvb_usb
> i2c_core               22784  3 dvb_usb,dvb_pll,i2c_ec
> usbcore               134280  6
> dvb_usb_dtt200u,dvb_usb,hci_usb,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
>
> Plugging in the device gives in dmesg:
>
> [ 6013.972000] usb 4-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and
> address 6
> [ 6014.496000] usb 4-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>
> And no /dev/dvb-folder.
>
> I guess the firmware or modules are wrong - or is there any other
> problem? Anybody have any assistance, or know if there is new versions
> of modules to try? I also tried compiling the latest (as of April 29th)
> code from http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb. No change.
>
> All help or advice warmly welcome.
>
> Magnus Larsson
>
>
> Output from lsusb -v (for the relevant device):
> Bus 004 Device 003: ID 14aa:0620 AVerMedia (again) or C&E
> Device Descriptor:
>   bLength                18
>   bDescriptorType         1
>   bcdUSB               2.00
>   bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
>   bDeviceSubClass         0
>   bDeviceProtocol         0
>   bMaxPacketSize0        64
>   idVendor           0x14aa AVerMedia (again) or C&E
>   idProduct          0x0620
>   bcdDevice            0.01
>   iManufacturer          16 Hybrid TV Receiver (TM6000)
>   iProduct               32 Hybrid TV Receiver (TM6000)

This device will be for the tm6000 driver:

http://www.linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/TM6000

But I'm not working on it at the moment, mainly because the issue with getting 
decent support for hybrid tuners still hasn't been solved (as far as I know)!

Michel



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