[linux-dvb] firmware xc3028-v27.fw ?

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Mon Dec 31 03:55:32 CET 2007

cromworshipper-linuxdvb at yahoo.com wrote:
> Hi Steven.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Steven Toth <stoth at linuxtv.org>
> To: cromworshipper-linuxdvb at yahoo.com
> Cc: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2007 6:15:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] firmware xc3028-v27.fw ?
> cromworshipper-linuxdvb at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:cromworshipper-linuxdvb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  > I installed two items in my machine recently
>  > 1) Hauppage hvr950
>  > 2) Hauppage pvr 1800
>  >
>  > To get them to work, I built and installed from
>  > http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb.  The compile and install went well, but I
>  > get the following in /var/log/messages:
>  >
>  > xc2028 2-0061: Error: firmware xc3028-v27.fw not found
>  >
>  > Is that for the 1800 card?  I haven't been able to find that firmware. 
>  > Would that be extracted from the driver CD?  I might have tossed it 
> out...
> No, the HVR1800 does not use that xc3028 driver, it's asking for the
> firmware for the HVR950.
> For digital ATSC or QAM, the HVR1800 is working nicely with the current
> v4l-dvb build.
> I know the HVR950 is supported (with various patches?), but I don't know
> much about getting it to work. Have you tried the linuxtv.org 
> <http://linuxtv.org> wiki?
> - Steve
> Yes I have.  I've lost track of the exact thread, but if I recall 
> correctly, the 950 is supported by the em28xx module in the mainline 
> tree.  I haven't been able to find a page dedicated to it.  Did I miss 
> it?  Is the mailing list the only way to keep track of which hardware is 
> supported by which module? 
> Now that you mention it, there is also 
> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/hvr950/ 
> <http://linuxtv.org/hg/%7Emkrufky/hvr950/> but I don't want to have 
> conflicts between the dvb modules there and the ones in the mainline 
> tree.  Besides, since it is 13 months old, I imagine it has been merged 
> to the mainline tree.  Is that not true.
> If the HVR 1800 is supposed to work then it must /dev/dvb/adapter0, 
> right?  Is there a way verify that?

Sure, setup a channels file and try tuning to ATSC to QAM.

I'm not on my dev system right now, but form memory you should also see 
messages similar to 'S5H1409 registers as frontend 0' in /var/log/messages

- Steve

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