[linux-dvb] Firmware loading with KNC1/tda1004x

Julian Scheel julian at jusst.de
Tue Feb 22 01:39:41 CET 2005


Am Dienstag, 22. Februar 2005 01:27 schrieb Hamish Moffatt:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 12:31:13AM +0100, Julian Scheel wrote:
> > Am Montag, 21. Februar 2005 22:57 schrieb Hamish Moffatt:
> > > On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 09:37:59PM +0100, Julian Scheel wrote:
> > > > I'm just trying to get a KNC1 DVB-T card working with latest linuxtv
> > > > cvs. I can load all modules, but when trying to tune to a channel
> > > > this raises in the syslog:
> > > >
> > > > tda1004x: waiting for firmware upload (dvb-fe-tda10046.fw)...
> > > > tda1004x: no firmware upload (timeout or file not found?)
> > > > tda1004x: firmware upload failed
> > > >
> > > > The dvb-fe-tda10046.fw is fetched with get_dvb_firmware and copied
> > > > to /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware
> > >
> > > Do you have hotplug installed? It is required as of 2.6.10
> > > because it supplies the firmware (while the driver is 'waiting for
> > > firmware upload').
> >
> > I use a 2.6.9-kernel - Makes this any difference?
>
> I don't think so. You need hotplug for either DVB-cvs (as you have), or
> the DVB drivers in 2.6.10. DVB in pre-2.6.10 did not need hotplug.
>
> > Hotplug is installed and working fine for firmware loading of ipw2200.
>
> I don't know then. Is your ipw2200 firmware also in
> /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware?

I found the problem. The hotplug installation was borked. Reinstalled it and 
not it's working fine (c:
Seems like ipw uses some different firmware-loading than hotplug.

Thanks for you hints.

Cheers,
Julian




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