[linux-dvb] Freecom DVB-T USB with 14aa:0225 - one physical device but loaded twice

d-PUNk d-punk at gmx.de
Tue Oct 3 01:45:48 CEST 2006


Benjamin Gillam schrieb:
> I get similar problems on the same card (14aa:0225 - Feb 06 version from
> memory?). I cannot tune however, on either frontend. Others have this
> card working fine, though. Possibly something to do with our hardware?
> [I have no idea at all.] I am using an Athlon XP on a Asus A7V600
> motherboard (in the UK).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Benjie.
> 
> 
> d-PUNk wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>> I am using a Freecom DVB-T usb device which has the usb id 14aa:0225
>> before the driver / firmware is loaded. My system is gentoo linux with
>> 2.6.17-gentoo-r8 kernel source. I download the latest snapshot of the
>> linux-dvb drivers via mercurial and installed them. I took the firmware
>> named dvb-usb-wt220u-fc03.fw. When I modprobe dvb_usb_dtt200u I get:
>>
>> dvb-usb: found a 'WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver (Typhoon/Freecom)'
>> in warm state.
>> dvb-usb: will use the device's hardware PID filter (table count: 15).
>> DVB: registering new adapter (WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver
>> (Typhoon/Freecom)).
>> DVB: registering frontend 0 (WideView USB DVB-T)...
>> input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input8
>> dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 300 msecs.
>> dvb-usb: WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver (Typhoon/Freecom)
>> successfully initialized and connected.
>> dvb-usb: found a 'WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver (Typhoon/Freecom)'
>> in warm state.
>> dvb-usb: will use the device's hardware PID filter (table count: 15).
>> DVB: registering new adapter (WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver
>> (Typhoon/Freecom)).
>> DVB: registering frontend 1 (WideView USB DVB-T)...
>> input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input9
>> dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 300 msecs.
>> dvb-usb: WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver (Typhoon/Freecom)
>> successfully initialized and connected.
>> usbcore: registered new driver dvb_usb_dtt200u
>> dvb-usb: recv bulk message failed: -110
>>
>> Now I am quite confused why I find two directories in /dev/dvb named
>> adapter0 and adapter1 with
>>
>> adapter0:
>>
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 4  2. Okt 16:50 demux0
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 5  2. Okt 16:50 dvr0
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 3  2. Okt 16:50 frontend0
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 7  2. Okt 16:50 net0
>>
>> adapter1
>>
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 68  2. Okt 16:50 demux0
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 69  2. Okt 16:50 dvr0
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 67  2. Okt 16:50 frontend0
>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 71  2. Okt 16:50 net0
>>
>>
>> I can dvbscan on both adapters with correct behaviour (but not at the
>> same time) and vlc shows tv when using the generated channels.conf.
>>
>> I would like to use vdr for recording but this gives me a lot of errors
>> (adapter1/demux0: too many open files ... and more).
>>
>> Can anyone tell me why I got to devices? dmesg looks to me like the
>> firmware loads twice. Also two ir-receiver are registered and the
>> class/input/inputX increases every time I unload and load the
>> dvb_usb_dtt200u.
>>

I just installed the linuxtv drivers on my notebook which is a Intel
Celeron and the original host is an AMD Duron but it's all the same. Two
devices. But as I said I am able to tune. May it has anything to do with
your signal quality?




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