[linux-dvb] Dib-3000m Debian Etch firmware problem

Christof Söger csoeger at web.de
Sun Feb 12 14:11:34 CET 2006

N.E.Whiteford wrote:

>I'm trying to get a Twinhan USB DVB-T box to work. I'm using the
>linuxtv-dvb drivers in kernel After insmoding the modules and
>placing the firmware in /lib/firmware and /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/ I
>get the following in dmesg:
>usb 2-1: USB disconnect, address 4
>usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 5
>dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV USB-Ter USB1.1 / Magic Box I / HAMA USB1.1
>DVB-T device' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
>dvb-usb: did not find the firmware
>file. (dvb-usb-dibusb- Please see linux/Documentation/dvb/
>for more details on firmware-problems.
>dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV USB-Ter USB1.1 / Magic Box I / HAMA USB1.1 DVB-T
>device error while loading driver (-2)
>dvb_usb_dibusb_mb: probe of 2-1:1.0 failed with error -22
>Should I be putting the firmware somewhere else? Could there be a
>problem with hotplug perhaps?
>I'm using Debian Etch.
If got the same problem whit my Twinhan Starbox USB DVB-S. For me it 
works to unplug the usb box and then replug it. Then the firmware is 
loaded whitout problem.
Maybe the error message

dvb-usb: did not find the firmware

should be changed, as it isn't always the problem

Hope it works,

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