[linux-dvb] USB 1.1 support for AF9015 DVB-T tuner

Antti Palosaari crope at iki.fi
Wed Apr 9 05:25:51 CEST 2008

Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> As it looks like my AverTV Hybrid Volar HX is a little bit of no use
> for quite some time -
> and your afatech driver seems to helpfull to many other users - maybe you could
> try to make it help for me as well ??

I can try :)

> What do I need to do ?
> I've got somewhere some old   dvb-usb-af9015.fw size:15913  md5:
> dccbc92c9168cc629a88b34ee67ede7b
> (Unsure where do I get the latest one ?))

version 4.95 is the latest one.

> Then I have added patch (see attachment) to enable usage of your
> af9015 driver with my USB stick.

Patch worked, but...

> And then I get this dmesg error (with debug=63)
> [40667.159908] af9015_usb_probe: interface:0
> [40667.159915] >>> 10 00 38 00 00 00 00 01
> [40667.159924] af9015: af9015_rw_udev: sending failed: -22 (8/-32512)
> [40668.152369] af9015: af9015_rw_udev: receiving failed: -110

Are you really sure it is Afatech AF9015? Looks like all USB-messages 
are failing. The only thing this could happen is that device is not 
AF9015 or it is badly broken.

> So this doesn't look like a usable for now - is there any chance this
> will ever work ?

Open stick and see chips used. Taking good resolution photo or two from 
PCB (stick motherboard) would be also nice.

> Thanks
> Zdenek


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