peterlesterhuis at tiscali.nl
Tue Mar 20 22:53:10 UTC 2007
> > Anyone who got the freecom-dvb-t device working on fc6?
> > I copied the firmware (dvb-usb-wt220u-fc03.fw) in /lib/firmware. I
> > obtained the driver from linuxtv.org (v4l-dvb), compiled and installed
> > it without any problem.
> > Now, as I understand from the wiki, I should have a non-empty
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/, but this is not the case. I do not have a /dev/dvb
> > at all.
> > When I plug in the device it is somehow being recognized; this is the
> > output of tail -f /var/log/messages:
> > Mar 18 21:23:41 cello syslogd 1.4.1: restart.
> > Mar 18 21:37:16 cello kernel: usb 5-5: new high speed USB device using
> > ehci_hcd and address 7
> > Mar 18 21:37:17 cello kernel: usb 5-5: configuration #1 chosen from 1
> > choice
> > And that's all. No sign of the firmware being found and installed.
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> > Peter
> First, make sute the driver is loaded:
> # modprobe <driver_name>
> Then plug the device in a watch dmesg.
> If not found:
> There is a database of USB devices on your system, and the particular
> device you have may be ok with that driver, but simply not in the database.
> You can overcome this by loading the driver with options that ask it to
> look at your specific device. This is done on /etc/modprobe.conf.
> First, discover the vendor and product codes of the USB device. You
> will need the package usbutils installed.
> # lsusb
> This will list the USB devices attached to your system. The devices
> with all zeroes are HUBs and you can ignore them. The devices listed
> with two non zer numbers are the actual devices, and usually have a
> description that can identify the one you want.
> Here is mine:
> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 050d:0109 Belkin Components F5U109/F5U409 PDA Adapter
> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:c03f Logitech, Inc.
> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 005 Device 006: ID 1058:0400 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
> Bus 005 Device 003: ID 1058:0500 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
> Bus 005 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 005 Device 002: ID 413c:a005 Dell Computer Corp.
> From this we can see my Logitech mouse, My USB serial adapter, and my
> external hard drive with a USB HUB on it.
> The way this works is this:
> Suppose that the serial adapter I use was not listed in the database as
> usable by the driver usbserial.
> I would add an entry in /etc/modprobe.conf like this:
> alias belkin usbserial
> options belkin vendor=050d product=0109
> Those numbers come from the lsusb output from above.
> Then I would simply:
> # modprobe belkin
> and my system would load the usbserial driver and force it to try and
> use that specific device. dmesg would confirm that it did just that.
> If dmesg showed that usbserial loaded and that is all, then this device
> will not work with that driver.
> Hope this helps.
> Good Luck!
Just found out that my device is not supported yet.
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