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

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Thu Aug 21 05:03:35 CEST 2008

Bonne Eggleston wrote:
> 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/ ?

Use the same bluebird firmware you would have used before.  Now, the
standard xc3028-v27.fw is used instead of the AU-specific one.  My bad
-- I should have specified that earlier.


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