[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.

Alan Chandler

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