[linux-dvb] Recommended repository for Dvico Dual Digital 4 rev1

Bonne Eggleston b.eggleston at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 04:42:25 CEST 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Bonne Eggleston
> <b.eggleston at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have a working Dvico Dual Digital 4 rev1 using some older drivers
>>> (from http://linuxtv.org/hg/~pascoe/xc-test/<http://linuxtv.org/hg/%7Epascoe/xc-test/>
>>> ).
>>> I'm looking to upgrade my kernel from 2.6.18 to 2.6.25 or 26 and
>>> thought I should get the most up to date dvb driver too.
>>> What's the current recommended driver and firmware for this card?
> Damien Morrissey wrote:
>> Be warned that there seems to be a funky thing with the firmware (in
>> australia at least). I needed no less than three different firmware files to
>> get my DVico Dual Digital 4 (rev1) to be recognised AND to successfully lock
>> on a channel. Check for dmesg warnings. I am using mythbuntu 8.04.
> Please be advised that the posting policy on this mailing list is to
> post your reply BELOW the quote.
> It's irritating that I have to tell this to people repeatedly, and I'm
> sure its even more irritating for others that have to constantly read my
> complaints about it.
> Nothing against you -- please don't top-post in the future.
> Anyway, Damien....  Please try the latest driver in the v4l-dvb master
> branch -- recent changesets have improved driver performance, and you
> should not have the problems anymore that you have described, above.
So that's the mercurial repository here:  http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb ?

> The AU-specific firmware images have been deprecated, in favor of a much
> better driver that works regardless of location.  Standard firmware is
> not used, instead.
Do you mean standard firmware *is* used instead? Where do I get the
standard firmware from? Is it just the dvb-usb-bluebird-01.fw  from
http://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/firmware/ ?

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