[linux-dvb] Where does the firmware come from

phil taylor ptay1685 at bigpond.net.au
Thu Sep 14 03:50:28 CEST 2006

On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 00:45 +0100, Alan Chandler wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 September 2006 10:50, Alan Chandler wrote:
> > I am new at this, so forgive the naive question, but where does the
> > firmware come from.
> >
> > I downloaded the firmware for my freecom usb dvb-t tuner from a web site
> > (not linuxtv.org) as a binary file which I found in a post I picked up from
> > the mail archives (because the id of the unit is 14aa:0225 rather than the
> > more standard ids), and since then someone has said there is a bug in it,
> > which means we have to tune to integral no of MHz.
> >
> > I have tried installing the tuner under windows - but it is not at all
> > obvious to me which file under windows is the firmware either.
> I asked this question over a week ago.  Is there no one out there who can give 
> me the answer as to where this firmware originated from, and is it ONLY 
> available in binary form.

Just to let you know that at least one person has read your email. And,
sorry, but I know nothing about firmware myself either and cant help.
But if i do learna nything i'll let you know for sure.

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