[linux-dvb] Afatech DVB-T - Installation Guide - v0.1.1j (not working)

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Tue Oct 14 17:06:30 CEST 2008


Antti Palosaari wrote:
> hello Jelle,
> sorry for top-posting...
> 
> Error from attached file:
> 
> [   57.163981] DVB: registering frontend 0 (Afatech AF9013 DVB-T)...
> [   57.277990] af9015: command failed:2
> [   57.278001] mt2060 I2C read failed
> 
> goes to the fact that I2C-communication towards tuner is behind I2C-gate 
> of the AF9015/AF9013. MT2060 you use does not have I2C-gate implemented. 
> Use newer MT2060 module for correct functionality.
> 
> See for more information:
> http://palosaari.fi/linux/v4l-dvb/controlling_tuner.txt
> http://palosaari.fi/linux/v4l-dvb/controlling_tuner_af9015_dual_demod.txt
> 
> reagrds
> Antti

Thanks for the information, since one of my specializations is embedded
hardware development, I do understand the presented issues.

Should there not be an option to the MT2060 module to use the I2C-gate
or not? What can I do to get this device working now?

> 
> Jelle de Jong wrote:
> Jelle de Jong wrote:
>>>> Jelle de Jong wrote:
>>>>> Hello everybody,
>>>>>
>>>>> I bought an other usb dvb-t stick (number 5) with the hope it would work
>>>>> out of the box under Debian Linux Sid because I could not efficiently
>>>>> maintain all the custom build drivers on my systems.
>>>>>
>>>>> The distributer, tried to create something that would work on Linux but
>>>>> he kind of missed the point of Linux sustainable driver model. There was
>>>>> an cdrom included with an "autoself" installation script. That tried to
>>>>> heavily rape my debian box..
>>>>>
>>>>> http://filebin.ca/rydcgt/treiber.tar.gz
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to know if this device can work out of the box? and if not
>>>>> what is needed to get the device working out of the box?
>>>>>
>>>>> See the attachment for the device information. If more information is
>>>>> needed please tell me how to gather it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Jelle
>>>> I found some additional information, but all my above questions remain
>>>> the same.
>>>>
>>>> http://openlab.savonia-amk.fi/wiki/index.php/Afatech_9016_DVB-T_USB
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Jelle
>>>>
> Hello everybody,
> 
> Even while the device does not yet work out of the box and I don't know
> why this is the case, i tried to get the device working. I created some
> documentation of my steps, but the device refuses to find any dvb-t
> signals, while I am sure there are there.
> 
> Please see the attachment for far more detailed information.
> 
> Any help is really appreciated.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Jelle
>>
>>
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