[linux-dvb] Couple of question regarding installation

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sat Oct 14 14:01:43 CEST 2006


On Sat, 14 Oct 2006, Florian Lindner wrote:

> Am Samstag, 14. Oktober 2006 13:28 schrieb Patrick Boettcher:
> > On Fri, 13 Oct 2006, Florian Lindner wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I try to install a AVerTV DVB-T USB2.0 [1]. I've read the wiki but were
> > > not able to get all information I needed. A couple of question remain.
> >
> > "Sometimes trying is faster than thinking." ;)
> >
> > > Do I have to enable both Video For Linux (VIDEO_DEV) and DVB For Linux
> > > (DVB)? In general, what kernel option do I need? (Encoders and Decoders,
> > > V4L USB devives, ...?)
> >
> > Only DVB.
> 
> Ok, so v4l can be excluded completely.
> 
> > > Is unter Supported DVB frontends the DVB_DIB3000MC the right choice? [2]
> >
> > Yes. And DVB - DVB_USB + DVB_USB_A800
> >
> > > Do I need support for the the I2C bus?
> >
> > Yes.
> 
> Ok. It works so far. Firmware is loaded, but I see no interface for the dvb 
> box. It's described in my other mail to this list: Firmware loads, what next?

ls /dev/dvb ?

If it is empty look at dmesg to see if there is problem with the hardware.


Patrick.

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