[linux-dvb] Where does the firmware come from

Alan Chandler alan at chandlerfamily.org.uk
Thu Sep 14 01:45:42 CEST 2006


On Tuesday 05 September 2006 10:50, Alan Chandler wrote:
> I am new at this, so forgive the naive question, but where does the
> firmware come from.
>
> I downloaded the firmware for my freecom usb dvb-t tuner from a web site
> (not linuxtv.org) as a binary file which I found in a post I picked up from
> the mail archives (because the id of the unit is 14aa:0225 rather than the
> more standard ids), and since then someone has said there is a bug in it,
> which means we have to tune to integral no of MHz.
>
> I have tried installing the tuner under windows - but it is not at all
> obvious to me which file under windows is the firmware either.


I asked this question over a week ago.  Is there no one out there who can give 
me the answer as to where this firmware originated from, and is it ONLY 
available in binary form.

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Alan Chandler
http://www.chandlerfamily.org.uk



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