[linux-dvb] Support for Afatech 9035 (Aldi Fission USB tuner)

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Dec 17 05:42:47 CET 2008


On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 11:27 +1100, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> I have a dual USB tuner from Aldi, which they call a Fission dual high
> definition DVB-T receiver.
[...]
> dmesg output (complete version is attached)
> says:
> 
> [  789.696018] usb 4-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and
> address 2
> [  789.846003] usb 4-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> [  790.052259] usbcore: registered new interface driver hiddev
> [  790.056703] input: Afa Technologies Inc. AF9035A USB Device
> as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:10.3/usb4/4-3/4-3:1.1/input/input8
> [  790.057902] input,hidraw0: USB HID v1.01 Keyboard [Afa Technologies
> Inc. AF9035A USB Device] on usb-0000:00:10.3-3
> [  790.058287] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbhid
> [  790.058511] usbhid: v2.6:USB HID core driver
> 
> I've been following the instructions on the wiki, and I've got hold of
> the firmware files dvb-usb-af9015.fw and xc3028-v27.fw.  The former
> doesn't get loaded; the latter gets loaded even if the stick isn't
> present

>From your dmesg output, it appears the usbhid driver has claimed the
device, thus the dvb driver can't grab it. If I recall correctly, usbhid
is a module on ubuntu, so you should be able to tell it not to load
w/some modprobe options (which I don't remember off the top of my head).

--jarod





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