[linux-dvb] Problem with 187f:0202(Siano Mobile Silicon Nice) not automatic loading

林博仁 pika1021 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 03:39:09 CET 2012


Hi,
I tried to make a DVB-T reciever which uses ID 187f:0202(Siano Mobile
Silicon Nice) work on my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.10 x86 32bit) and
eventually found that only manually load 'smsdvb' module make the dvb
device create (it won't create if just plug-in the hardware)

Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5819.458196] usb 2-1.2: new
high-speed USB device number 21 using ehci_hcd
Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5819.544329] usb 2-1.2: New USB
device found, idVendor=187f, idProduct=0202
Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5819.544335] usb 2-1.2: New USB
device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5819.544340] usb 2-1.2: Product: MDTV
Receiver
Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5819.544343] usb 2-1.2: Manufacturer:
MDTV Receiver
Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5820.177202] smscore_set_device_mode:
firmware download success: dvb_nova_12mhz_b0.inp
Dec 31 10:01:29 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5820.180521] usbcore: registered new
interface driver smsusb

** % sudo modprobe smsdvb **

Dec 31 10:03:12 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5923.043199] DVB: registering new
adapter (Siano Nice Digital Receiver)
Dec 31 10:03:12 SSD-Vubuntu kernel: [ 5923.043502] usb 2-1.2: DVB:
registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Siano Mobile Digital MDTV Receiver)...

Here is another card having the similar issue
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Smart_Plus

I tried to contact smsusb module's author (uris at siano-ms.com) but the
address is broken now...

Sincerely,
Henry Lin <pika1021 at gmail.com>
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