On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1:34 PM, Simon Farnsworth
> Hello all,
> I've got the misfortune of maintaining a small number of systems that use
> the cx18 driver for their HVR-1600 cards; I'm just in the process of
> bringing these systems up to Fedora 21, and have discovered that
> cx18-firmware was retired.
> As I'm going to have to maintain the package for work purposes, I'm
> volunteering to maintain it in Fedora for F21 and later. If anyone's
> interested in having it available in Fedora, the review request is at:
These files are included in the upstream linux-firmware git repo.
[jwboyer@lando linux-firmware]$ git log v4l-cx23418-*
Author: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab(a)redhat.com>
Date: Fri Apr 3 07:33:20 2009 -0300
Add firmwares for three Conexant chipsets for cx18, cx23885 and cx23840
Add firmwares for those V4L/DVB devices:
CX23418 PCI Broadcast A/V with MPEG encoder
CX25843 sideport Broadcast A/V decoder
CX23885 PCI Express Broadcast A/V decoder
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab(a)redhat.com>
It would probably make a lot more sense just to get them included in
the Fedora linux-firmware package.
That sounds like a very good idea to me. I've filed