[linux-dvb] Recommended repository for Dvico Dual Digital 4 rev1

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Thu Aug 21 04:59:17 CEST 2008


Damien Morrissey wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org>wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Bonne Eggleston
>> <b.eggleston at gmail.com>wrote:
>>     
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I have a working Dvico Dual Digital 4 rev1 using some older drivers
>>>> (from http://linuxtv.org/hg/~pascoe/xc-test/<http://linuxtv.org/hg/%7Epascoe/xc-test/>
>>>>         
>> <http://linuxtv.org/hg/%7Epascoe/xc-test/>
>>     
>>>> ).
>>>> I'm looking to upgrade my kernel from 2.6.18 to 2.6.25 or 26 and
>>>> thought I should get the most up to date dvb driver too.
>>>> What's the current recommended driver and firmware for this card?
>>>>         
>> Damien Morrissey wrote:
>>     
>>> Be warned that there seems to be a funky thing with the firmware (in
>>> australia at least). I needed no less than three different firmware files to
>>>       
>>> get my DVico Dual Digital 4 (rev1) to be recognised AND to successfully lock
>>>       
>>> on a channel. Check for dmesg warnings. I am using mythbuntu 8.04.
>>>
>>>       
>> Anyway, Damien....  Please try the latest driver in the v4l-dvb master
>> branch -- recent changesets have improved driver performance, and you
>> should not have the problems anymore that you have described, above.
>>
>> The AU-specific firmware images have been deprecated, in favor of a much
>> better driver that works regardless of location.  Standard firmware is
>> not used, instead.
>>
>> -Mike
>>
>>
>>     
> I thought I was using the latest driver in the v4l-dvb master branch
> already... it's working now, but next release of mythbuntu I may clean the
> system out and I will report any issues then.
Unless somebody files a bug on launchpad, the fix won't be in Ubuntu
until Intrepid.  I think that comes out in a few months.

-Mike





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