[linux-dvb] Couple of question regarding installation

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sat Oct 14 16:35:07 CEST 2006


On Sat, 14 Oct 2006, Florian Lindner wrote:

> Am Samstag, 14. Oktober 2006 15:56 schrieb Rainer Schubert:
> > On Sat, 14 Oct 2006, Florian Lindner wrote:
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > >> ls /dev/dvb ?
> > >>
> > >> If it is empty look at dmesg to see if there is problem with the
> > >> hardware.
> > >
> > > An additional info:
> > >
> > > horus florian # dmesg | grep front
> > > dvb-usb: no frontend was attached by 'AVerMedia AverTV DVB-T USB 2.0
> > > (A800)'
> >
> > Hi Florian,
> >
> > did you install the udev package on your machine ?
> > udev is the successor of hotplug and will generate all device files under
> > /dev/dvb/adapter* for you, dynamically, that is hot-pluggable, not just at
> > boot time.
> 
> Yes, it's installed. My system is a recent Gentoo system. Hotplugging for 
> other devices such as externel harddisks works fine.
> 
> The main problem is the missing frontend...

Where is the driver from you are using? Can you try the drivers from 
latest hg (v4l-dvb)?

Patrick.



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