[linux-dvb] No frontend with Nova-t stick

Dave Leatherdale dave at leatherdale.net
Wed Nov 15 01:45:17 CET 2006


I get a very slightly different output if it helps

[  107.404506] DVB: registering new adapter (Hauppauge Nova-T Stick).
[  107.595411] I2C read failed on address 9
[  107.595747] I2C read failed on address 40
[  107.596288] I2C read failed on address 9
[  107.596293] DiB7000M:i2c read error on 896
[  107.596297] DiB7000M:-E-  DiB7000M: wrong Vendor ID (read=0x0)
[  107.596361] dvb-usb: no frontend was attached by 'Hauppauge Nova-T Stick'

Dave

On 15/11/06 00:01, "Steven Cockeram" <steven.cockeram at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dave Leatherdale wrote:
>> Hi
>> 
>> I recently got a few of the Hauppauge nova-t stick devices. I tried using
>> the latest source from http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb and the /~pb/v4l-dvb
>> trees but I always get "no frontend was attached". I'm running Ubuntu 6.10
>> powerpc on a mac mini.
>> 
>> dmesg output:
>> [  611.770214] usb 2-2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address
>> 8
>> [  611.903803] usb 2-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>> [  611.904072] dvb-usb: found a 'Hauppauge Nova-T Stick' in cold state, will
>> try to load a firmware
>> [  611.942956] dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file
>> 'dvb-usb-dib0700-01.fw'
>> [  612.120666] dib0700: firmware started successfully.
>> [  612.622218] dvb-usb: found a 'Hauppauge Nova-T Stick' in warm state.
>> [  612.622320] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the
>> software demuxer.
>> [  612.622940] DVB: registering new adapter (Hauppauge Nova-T Stick).
>> [  612.816267] dvb-usb: no frontend was attached by 'Hauppauge Nova-T Stick'
>> [  612.816285] dvb-usb: Hauppauge Nova-T Stick successfully initialized and
>> connected.
>> 
>> I assume the numbers on the device itself have some sort of meaning so the
>> first line is:
>> M/R:70001/A1B5  #3006
>> The second line changes between devices but its along the lines of
>> 000DFE0A84D2       LF
>> 
>> Can I provide any additional information or help in order to help work out
>> why this doesn't work?
>> 
>> Many thanks,
>> Dave
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>>   
> Dave,
> 
> It's the same type of stick that I've got - same problem as I see.
> 
> If you turn on debugging by adding 'options dvb_usb_dib0700 debug=1' to
> the /etc/modprobe.conf. (or whatever, try /sbin/modinfo dvb_usb_dib0700
> and it'll print out the parameters that it uses), you may get the same
> as I do:
> 
> I2C read failed on address 9
> DiB7000M:i2c read error on 896
> DiB7000M:-E-  DiB7000M: wrong Vendor ID (read=0x4602)
> dvb-usb: no frontend was attached by 'Hauppauge Nova-T Stick'
> 
> 
> I emailed Patrick Boettcher and this list describing the problem. (I
> actually bought the stick when he announced preliminary support ;(.
> 
> Patrick seems to have access to the specs for the DibCom 7000 or the
> frontend. (I think that he may work with/for DibCom), but he appears to
> be very busy. I wish companies would open up their specs a bit more. I
> could spend time reading them rather than waiting for someone to have
> some free time to work on it. I mustn't grumble though at least some
> progress has been made.
> 
> So as it stands it doesn't work.
> 
> Steve
> 





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