[linux-dvb] DiB0700 firmware - next try

Maillist maillist at jarkeborn.se
Fri Sep 14 08:14:23 CEST 2007


>>> On Mon, 10 Sep 2007, Maillist wrote:
>>>
>>>> > Hi all,
>>>> >
>>>> > Some time has gone by and there have been some fixes.
>>>> >
>>>> > Can everyone please try the latest firmware from
>>>> >
>>>> > >http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/home/linux-dvb-firmware/dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw
>>>> >
>>>> > ?
>>>> >
>>>> > Don't forget to either change the referring firmware filename in
> dib0700_devices.c or rename the file to the current name.
>>>> >
>>>> > Please report whether it works better, the same or less good.
>>>> >
>>>> > best regards,
>>>> > Patrick.
>>>>
>>>> Great...
>>>> - Will that replace dvb-usb-dib0700-03-prel.fw ??
>>>
>>> If it works better, yes.
>>>
>>>> - Will it require the latest v4l-dvb source ??
>>>
>>> Yes it is better.
>>>
>>> Patrick.
>>
>>I have problems to load this new firmware.
>>- I have added the file in /lib/firmware and removed the previous one. -
> Shutdown, halt the system
>>- Boot the system
>>- Checks the dmesg and it shows that it tries to load the previous
> firmware (which are deleted)
>>
>>How can I solve this to run the latest FW?
>>
>>// Joacim
>
> 2 Ways ... (I think, can someone else say if this is correct or not?)
>
> 1.  Change the name of the firmware (.fw) to match the old one.
>
> 2.  Edit v4l-dvb/linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-usb/dib0700_devices.c
>     Change the line
>     .firmware          = "dvb-usb-dib0700-03-pre1.fw", \
>     to
>     .firmware          = "dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw", \
>     And recompile and install.
>
> I did the option 2 version myself.
>
> Does anybody else have a better answer ?
>
> /Simon.

Thanks for the explaination....I also liked Christophe's idea with synlinks.

// Joacim





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