[linux-dvb] Pinnacle 800i driver problems

Chaogui Zhang czhang1974 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 15:37:59 CET 2008

On Jan 24, 2008 11:03 AM, Muppet Man <muppetman4662 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Before we try anything else, I would like to rule out the obvious:
> Do you have the firmware for the xc5000 tuner in place? If not, then
> please download it from http://www.steventoth.net/linux/xc5000/ and
> extract the firmware using the script in the same location (see the
> readme file for instruction). I hope that will resolve the issue.
> If you have indeed put the firmware in place for your previous tests,
> would you please post the *full* output of dmesg? You can post that at
> pastebin.com and just send the link in the email.
> --
> Chaogui Zhang
> Ok, I did not know about the xc5000 tuner, so, no, it was not in place.  I
> went over the to the link and downloaded the extract script, and I looked at
> the read me txt, but I have no idea what I am suppose to do from here.  When
> I run the extract script, I get dvb-fe-xc5000-1.1.fw Am I suppose to do
> anything with this?  Do I need to put this in the v4l-dvb folder?
> Again, sorry for asking what seems like the obvious, but I am still new to
> the linux side of the house.

You need to put that in /lib/firmware, which is the directory that
holds all firmware files needed for devices. Just copy it there.

Chaogui Zhang

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