[linux-dvb] DiB3000MC rewritten and MT2060 is ready to gointomain

Klaus Frahm frahm at irsamc.ups-tlse.fr
Tue Aug 1 20:44:35 CEST 2006


On  1 Aug, matthieu castet wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Klaus Frahm wrote:
>> On 31 Jul, matthieu castet wrote:
>> 
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>> >>Do you have a mt2060 ?
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > To be honest I am not sure. I have an AverTV A800 which certainly
>>> > depends on DiB3000MC. Furthermore with the new driver the module for
>>> > mt2060 is also automatically loaded when I plug in the usb-device.
>>> > The command lsmod of the dvb-modules gives:
>>>
>>>Do you see "MT2060: successfully identified" in the kernel log ?
>> 
>> 
>> No, neither in dmesg nor in /var/log/messages. In dmesg I see after
>> initializing the device:
>> 
>> usb 5-8: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5
>> usb 5-8: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>> dibx000_common: module license 'unspecified' taints kernel.
>> dvb-usb: found a 'AVerMedia AverTV DVB-T USB 2.0 (A800)' in warm state.
>> dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
>> DVB: registering new adapter (AVerMedia AverTV DVB-T USB 2.0 (A800)).
>> DVB: registering frontend 0 (DiBcom 3000MC/P)...
>> input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input3
>> dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 150 msecs.
>> dvb-usb: AVerMedia AverTV DVB-T USB 2.0 (A800) successfully initialized and connected.
>> usbcore: registered new driver dvb_usb_a800
>> 
> Thanks, that could explain the differences.
> I don't see your device on 
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB#DiBcom_USB2.0_DVB-T_devices_.28based_on_the_DiB3000M-C.2FP.29 
> , may be you should add it.

Actually, my device is already in the wiki-list, only 1-2 pages above:
http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB#AVerMedia_AverTV_A800

We only discovered recently (with the help of Patrick of course) that
there are apparently two type of models of AverTV A800, an old one which
requires a firmware file and a new one (like mine) which does not
require a firmware file. This has required a patch to the file a800.c to
solve an initialization problem related to a cold/warm state issue (see
the thread "AverTV A800 trouble", about during the last one or two
months). 

Greetings, Klaus.



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