[linux-dvb] RE : Re: RE : Re: Which DVB-T USB tuner on linux ?

Antti Palosaari crope at iki.fi
Mon Apr 7 03:58:21 CEST 2008

linuxcbon wrote:
> --- Antti Palosaari <crope at iki.fi> a écrit :
>> linuxcbon wrote:
>>> Thanks for your answer Antti,
>>> ARTEC T14BR 
>>> Chip DiB0700
>>> Is the firmware downloaded automaticaly by the kernel ?
>> It is loaded automatically as it is done always. There is no drivers 
>> that needs firmware loaded manually. Everyone driver will load firmware 
>> automatically.
>> But if you mean that if firmware is coming from kernel - answer is 
>> almost 100% no. Firmware is almost always needed to install manually 
>> from somewhere on the net or from via package manager depending on your 
>> distribution. Installing firmware is not big issue and it is needed only
>> once. Installing drivers from source is more work...
> Ok then I buy an ARTEC T14BR (if I find it in the shop :))
> Is dvb-usb-dib0700-03-pre1.fw latest firmware ? Where can it be found ?
> I guess dmesg | grep dvb should tell the correct name and it should be
> changed to it. It should be copied to /lib/firmware/ ?

Yes, yes, yes.

> Do you know if the code is mature for this product, I mean no bugs and all
> features completed ? :p

I think it is rather mature as all BibCom.

> BR, linuxcbon


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