[linux-dvb] Freecom DVB-T USB adapter not recognised

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Sun Feb 10 20:23:56 CET 2008

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 15:22 +0000, Stuart Langridge wrote:
> I have a Freecom DVB-T USB adapter, listed in lsusb as:
> aquarius at tv:~$ lsusb
> Bus 004 Device 003: ID 14aa:0161 AVerMedia (again) or C&E
> it does not seem to be being recognised by the kernel when I plug it
> in.
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices#Freecom_rev_4_DVB-T_USB_2.0_tuner
> suggests that the latest revision of this device isn't yet supported,
> but doesn't list the above device ID (14aa:0161). It does list
> 14aa:0160 as unsupported, though; how can I find out whether my device
> is the same? Also, what needs to happen for the device to be
> supported? Is it just a question of finding an appropriate firmware
> file and dropping it in /lib/firmware, or does the driver itself in
> the kernel need to be hacked on to make the device work?

Help the guy ! Help the guy !

Who knows what could be said about this place on LugRadio otherwise!


wishes he could help more than by saying stupid things...

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