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

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Dec 17 18:28:02 CET 2008


On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 12:23 +0100, Jos Hoekstra wrote:
> Jarod Wilson schreef op 17-12-2008 5:42:
> > 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).
>
> Which would be something like this:
> options usbhid quirks=15a4:1001:0x0004
> in your case.

Yeah, that'd be it. Can also slap an 0x in front of the device ID
components too, seems that's not a requirement though.

> Not totally sure about the 0x0004 though.

The 0x0004 flag is HID_QUIRK_IGNORE, which tells the usbhid driver to
ignore the device.



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Jarod Wilson
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