[linux-dvb] Tuning probs qt1010/AF9005/Linux + XP driver for AF9005 qt1010
crope at iki.fi
Sun Jan 11 18:15:41 CET 2009
Evan Nando wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have the qt1010 based AF9005 and find it has VERY unreliable tuning in
> Linux. It just fails to lock onto channels, even after it has
> successfully scanned them The problem does not exist at all in WindowsXP
> using BlazeDVT. What I've discovered is the *XP driver* supplied on CD
> with the AF9005 usb stick works very well with it, whereas other drivers
> I've downloaded from the afatech website give poor tuning (giving less
> bars in Signal Strength).
Current Linux qt1010 driver seems to perform better when signal is weak.
With strong signals it does not lock very reliable.
> I did note on the LinuxTV/dvb-tv forums that others were having the same
> problem, probably because of the qt1010 tuning (very choppy in Linux,
> fine in Windows). There are no tweaks available as per the mt2060.
> The driver that works very well with XP has been uploaded to
> http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LU1E55EN (716kb)
Thanks. I will try to disasm it to see what is differently.
> Would anyone be willing to extract the firmware from it for use in
> Linux? This would be specific qt1010 firmware. I've tried using usbsnoop
> and various filters to try to replay the USB sequence and have not
> gotten anywhere.
There is no firmware download needed by the qt1010.
> Any other tips on Linux qt1010/AF9005 tuning would be much appreciated.
> I am hopeful the qt1010 specific firmware will give better results with
> Linux. Would not need to boot into XP anymore to watch TV:)
You should wait a little. I am doing some work here slowly...
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