dvb-t

Peter Lesterhuis peterlesterhuis at tiscali.nl
Tue Mar 20 22:53:10 UTC 2007


>
> Hi,
> > 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. 
(http://www.linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/TM6000)
Peter




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