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Re: Wintv-HVR-1120 woes



On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:51 PM, fabio tirapelle <ftirapelle@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>
>> Da: Albin Kauffmann <albin.kauffmann@xxxxxxxxx>
>> A: Sasha Sirotkin <demiurg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: fabio tirapelle <ftirapelle@xxxxxxxx>; linux-media@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Inviato: Lun 25 ottobre 2010, 13:20:13
>> Oggetto: Re: Wintv-HVR-1120 woes
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 9:46 AM, Sasha Sirotkin <demiurg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>wrote:
>> > On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 9:24 AM, fabio tirapelle <ftirapelle@xxxxxxxx>
>>wrote:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>> Da: Sasha Sirotkin <demiurg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >>>  A: fabio tirapelle <ftirapelle@xxxxxxxx>
>> >>>  Cc: Albin Kauffmann <albin.kauffmann@xxxxxxxxx>;
>>linux-media@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> >>>  Inviato: Lun 25 ottobre 2010, 09:18:28
>> >>> Oggetto: Re:  Wintv-HVR-1120 woes
>> >>>
>> >>> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 8:16  AM, fabio tirapelle <ftirapelle@xxxxxxxx>
>>wrote:
>> >>> > My  WinTV-HVR-1120 works if I delete  dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw and
>> >>> > rename  dvb-fe-tda10046.fw in  dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw
>> >>> > (see cf "Hauppauge   WinTV-HVR-1120  on Unbuntu 10.04" thread).
>> >>> > After reboot my  WinTV-HVR-1120  works. Ubuntu recognizes that the
>>firmware
>> >>>isn't
>> >>>  > correct  and doesn't load the firmware.
>> >>>
>> >>> How  come it works without the firmware !?  Is it possible that you
>> >>>  booted into Windows before that and there is a  correct firmware
>> >>>  already running in the card ?
>> >>
>> >> No my mediacenter works  only on Ubuntu
>> >
>> > This is weird. I will try this workaround  tonight.
>>
>> Actually, I think that the dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw firmware is  still
>> loaded in the TV card and that this scenario has not changed  anything.
>>
>> Fabio, have you tried to reboot several times in order to see  if the
>> problem is really fixed?
>> And are you still getting some ERROR  messages in `dmesg`? If not, this
>> is good but I don't understand  :)
>
> Yes, if "several times" means 3 times. But I think this isn't a good practice.
> So I have bought another card (NOVA-T-Stick) and I wait for a real solution.
>
> As I have written, the WinTV-1120 did work correctly with Ubunt 9.10. I haven't
> had problems with this version of Ubuntu. But the linux-firmware-nonfree package
>
> for Ubuntu 9.10 (karmic) didn't contain the dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw
> (see http://packages.ubuntu.com/karmic/all/linux-firmware-nonfree/filelist)
> The dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw was introduced with lucid
> (see http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/all/linux-firmware-nonfree/filelist).
> And now the question. Why without dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw I haven't had problems
> and now with Ubuntu 10.04 I have problem exactly with this firmware?
>
> So I have renamed the dvb-fe-tda10046.fw in  dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw but
> I have seen that Ubuntu checks if the firmware is consistent.

I did the same and it did not help me much - I get the same errors and
DVB scan does not work.

>
> In the next two days I cannot post my dmesg, as I cannot access to my
> mediacenter. Tuesday night I will post it.
>
> What you think about my consideration about Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04?
>
>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> --
>> Albin Kauffmann
>>
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