DVBSky

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Introduction

Asian company, design and manufacture DVB PC Tuner Cards and USB boxes. Products also sold as OEM.

Products

DVB-S2

Based on M88DS3103 demodulator

DVB-T2/T or DVB-C

DVB-C

Older DVB-S2 products

Howto build driver for Debian/Ubuntu/openSUSE

Tested and works with

  • Ubuntu 12.04 i386 (3.8.0)
  • Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 (3.8.0)
  • Ubuntu 13.10 i386 (3.11.0)
  • Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64 (3.11.0)
  • openSUSE 12.3 x86_64 (3.7.10)
  • openSUSE 13.1 x86_64 (3.11.6)

Currently Media Build (130806) works not with

  • openSUSE 12.3 i586 (3.7.10)
  • openSUSE 13.1 i586 (3.11.6)
# Start terminal (or press Strg+Alt+F1, back to Desktop: Strg+Alt+F7)
# Login as root and update your system (openSUSE: `zypper update`)
sudo su
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
# Install required build tools (openSUSE: `zypper install make gcc kernel-devel`)
apt-get install kernel-package linux-headers-`uname -r`
# Download DVBSky Media build package (see: http://www.dvbsky.net/Support.html)
cd /usr/src
wget http://www.dvbsky.net/download/linux/media_build-bst-130806.tar.gz
tar xf media_build-bst-130806.tar.gz
cd media_build-bst
# `build_x86.sh` for any 32-bit system OR `build_dvbc_x86.sh` for DVB-C driver
# `build_x64.sh` for any 64-bit system OR `build_dvbc_x64.sh` for DVB-C driver
# Run `uname -a` to determine if 32 or 64-bit (x86_64/amd64/ia64) is required.
 ./v4l/build_x86.sh ~OR~ ./v4l/build_dvbc_x86.sh ~OR~
   ./v4l/build_x64.sh ~OR~ ./v4l/build_dvbc_x64.sh
make && make install
# Download and install firmware
cd /usr/src
wget http://www.dvbsky.net/download/dvbsky-firmware.zip
unzip dvbsky-firmware.zip
sh ./bst-firmware.sh
# Reboot and check DVB devices
reboot
ls /dev/dvb
dmesg | grep -i dvb

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