[linux-dvb] Missing .fw files from CVS

Mike Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Tue Nov 1 21:25:39 CET 2005


Anssi Hannula wrote:

>Mike Krufky wrote:
>  
>
>>Anssi Hannula wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Hi!
>>>
>>>The get_dvb_firmware offers the following files:
>>>dvb-fe-nxt2004.fw
>>>dvb-fe-sp8870.fw
>>>dvb-vp7041-2.422.fw
>>>
>>>which are not in
>>>http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/dvb-kernel/firmware/
>>>
>>>vp7041 one seems to not be used by anything, so that's probably
>>>deprecated.
>>>
>>>But with a quick grep it looks like the two other files are used, but
>>>are not in CVS.
>>>
>>>Could they be added there?
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>Please see:  dvb-kernel/linux/Documentation/dvb/get_dvb_firmware
>>
>Yes, you can download them with the script, but I noticed that they are
>the only firmwares that are not available straight from the firmware dir
>in CVS. Is this intended?
>
I am not sure about this.... I think that it is a matter of getting 
permission to host the firmware files from the manufacturer... but I am 
not sure.  Maybe someone else can comment on this?

-- 
Michael Krufky





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