[linux-dvb] Kernel integration of rtl2831u driver

Alistair Buxton a.j.buxton at gmail.com
Tue Sep 16 01:46:48 CEST 2008


2008/9/16 Alistair Buxton <a.j.buxton at gmail.com>:

>> When I unpack and make & make install rtl2831u_dvb-usb_v0.0.2mod, syslog says:
>>
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: New USB device found, idVendor=14aa, idProduct=0160
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: Product: DTV Receiver
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: Manufacturer: DTV Receiver
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: usb 3-3: SerialNumber: 0000000000010205
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  NetworkManager: <debug> [1221514817.598859] nm_hal_device_added(): New device added (hal udi is '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_14aa_160_0000000000010205').
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  NetworkManager: <debug> [1221514817.602281] nm_hal_device_added(): New device added (hal udi is '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_14aa_160_0000000000010205_usbraw').
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: dvb-usb: found a 'Freecom USB 2.0 DVB-T Device' in warm state.
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  kernel: dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  udevd-event[3309]: run_program: '/sbin/modprobe' abnormal exit
>> Sep 15 23:40:17  NetworkManager: <debug> [1221514817.795519] nm_hal_device_added(): New device added (hal udi is '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_14aa_160_0000000000010205_if0').
>>
>> So, what can I try to make this stick work in Debian SID?
>>
>
> Your log seems to indicate that the driver has loaded OK and detected
> the device. If you dont have any device nodes for the card, then you
> are probably missing udev/hal rules for their creation.
>

Hmm... scratch what I just said, it's clearly not working at all. Try
the repository at http://linuxtv.org/hg/~jhoogenraad/rtl2831-r2
The original source release (rtl2831u_dvb-usb_v0.0.2mod) is not
compatible with the newer dvb modules.

-- 
Alistair Buxton
a.j.buxton at gmail.com



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