[linux-dvb] tda1004x firmware upload problem

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Sat Mar 26 13:20:01 CET 2005

On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 10:51:22PM +0200, Mikko Rauhala wrote:
> This could be more helpful, but I managed to find out that the new
> module expects a different filename. Well, I copied the firmware file to
> the new names; here's the firmware directory:
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 286720 2005-03-25 22:13 dvb-fe-tda10045.fw
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  30555 2005-03-25 22:13 dvb-fe-tda10045.fw.old
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 286720 2005-03-25 22:14 dvb-fe-tda10046.fw
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  24479 2005-03-25 22:13 dvb-fe-tda10046.fw.old
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 286720 2004-12-17 17:42 tda1004x.bin

It needs a new filename AND a different file. It is much smaller. Run
the get-dvb-firmware script to fetch it instead.

> You'll notice the .old files there too. Those are from my attempt to use
> the firmware files extracted by the script in Documentation/dvb (they
> were of course named appropriately at one point in testing). They didn't
> work either. The same error message was presented in all tests.

Those are the correct files to use. My dvb-fe-tda10045.fw here is 30555
bytes and it works ok.

You must also have hotplug installed for firmware uploading to work.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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