[linux-dvb] AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T Volar drivers ?

Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo jose at tribulaciones.org
Thu Oct 12 23:19:01 CEST 2006

El dom, 08-10-2006 a las 12:45 +0200, Id2ndR escribió:
> id.2ndr a écrit :
> > Hi Everybody,
> >
> > I've bought an AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T Volar usb stick because
> > it's "linux compatible"
> > <http://www.avermedia.com/cgi-bin/products_digitvtuner_dvbtvolar.asp>.
> >
> > Unfortunatly, I wasn't able to use it because no driver was
> > loaded on Ubuntu 6.06.
> >
> > [..]
> This is now wrong : AVerMedia release a driver for debian based
> distribution, which incluse some precompiled module AND source code for
> other kernel releases :).
> So know I thing everybody will be able to use this DVB-T receiver on linux.
> I haven't check the license yet, so I don't know if source code can be
> integrated in linux or not.

  Of course it is non-free (and closed source), and it does not compile
in Linux 2.6.18.

  I am eager to see this device supported by free drivers. Right now it
is recognized and firmware is loaded, but no frontend is attached yet.

Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
   jsogo at debian.org
Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
   jsogo at debian.org
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