[linux-dvb] Difficulty getting b2c2_flexcop driver to recognize Air2PC rev 02

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Feb 10 13:47:04 CET 2006


Mark Haun wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I recently acquired one of these cards on Ebay.  After compiling the dvb
> modules for my kernel (2.6.15) and depositing the firmware file
> dvb-fe-bcm3510-01.fw into /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware (I am on Debian), I
> cannot get the driver to recognize the card.  Unfortunately, I cannot get
> the driver to complain, either, so I am in need of debugging advice.
> 
> Here's my lspci output:
> 
> bash-3.1$ lspci -v -s 01:09.0
> 0000:01:09.0 Network controller: Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII
> DVB chip / Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card (rev 02)
>         Subsystem: Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII DVB chip /
> Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card
[snip]
> 
> b2c2-flexcop: B2C2 FlexcopII/II(b)/III digital TV receiver chip loaded
> successfully
> 
> This is the *only* message I see.  lsmod shows b2c2_flexcop, dvb_core,
> dvb_pll, and a whole slew of tuner(?) modules like bcm3510, mt352, stv0299,
> nxt2002, etc.  But the firmware file has not been accessed, according to
> stat(1).  So it seems the driver installation is aborting very early.  Isn't
> it supposed to complain if it cannot determine the flexcop chip revision? 
> Is there some way to get more information about why it is unhappy?
> 
> (azap, of course, returns "ERROR: failed opening
> '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' (No such device)")

Try:

modprobe b2c2_flexcop_pci

Yes, you already have b2c2_flexcop loaded, but b2c2_flexcop_pci is what 
loads the card-specific stuff.  *MY* debian box does this automatically, 
though.

I hope this helps,

-Michael Krufky



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