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authorPatrick Boettcher <pb@linuxtv.org>2005-07-07 17:58:34 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2005-07-07 18:24:03 -0700
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[PATCH] dvb: usb: README update
Updated the readme file to point to the DVB USB wikipage to find out which firmware necessary, + minor updates. Signed-off-by: Patrick Boettcher <pb@linuxtv.org> Signed-off-by: Johannes Stezenbach <js@linuxtv.org> Cc: Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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-rw-r--r--Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb28
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 18 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb b/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb
index 4dfe812ca33..ac0797ea646 100644
--- a/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb
+++ b/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb
@@ -48,6 +48,7 @@ cards/drivers/firmwares:
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB
0. History & News:
+ 2005-06-30 - added support for WideView WT-220U (Thanks to Steve Chang)
2005-05-30 - added basic isochronous support to the dvb-usb-framework
added support for Conexant Hybrid reference design and Nebula DigiTV USB
2005-04-17 - all dibusb devices ported to make use of the dvb-usb-framework
@@ -64,7 +65,7 @@ http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB
2005-01-31 - distorted streaming is gone for USB1.1 devices
2005-01-13 - moved the mirrored pid_filter_table back to dvb-dibusb
- first almost working version for HanfTek UMT-010
- - found out, that Yakumo/HAMA/Typhoon are predessors of the HanfTek UMT-010
+ - found out, that Yakumo/HAMA/Typhoon are predecessors of the HanfTek UMT-010
2005-01-10 - refactoring completed, now everything is very delightful
- tuner quirks for some weird devices (Artec T1 AN2235 device has sometimes a
Panasonic Tuner assembled). Tunerprobing implemented. Thanks a lot to Gunnar Wittich.
@@ -114,25 +115,13 @@ http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB
1. How to use?
1.1. Firmware
-Most of the USB drivers need to download a firmware to start working.
+Most of the USB drivers need to download a firmware to the device before start
+working.
-for USB1.1 (AN2135) you need: dvb-usb-dibusb-5.0.0.11.fw
-for USB2.0 HanfTek: dvb-usb-umt-010-02.fw
-for USB2.0 DiBcom: dvb-usb-dibusb-6.0.0.8.fw
-for USB2.0 AVerMedia AverTV DVB-T USB2: dvb-usb-avertv-a800-01.fw
-for USB2.0 TwinhanDTV Alpha/MagicBox II: dvb-usb-vp7045-01.fw
+Have a look at the Wikipage for the DVB-USB-drivers to find out, which firmware
+you need for your device:
-The files can be found on http://www.linuxtv.org/download/firmware/ .
-
-We do not have the permission (yet) to publish the following firmware-files.
-You'll need to extract them from the windows drivers.
-
-You should be able to use "get_dvb_firmware dvb-usb" to get the firmware:
-
-for USB1.1 (AN2235) (a few Artec T1 devices): dvb-usb-dibusb-an2235-01.fw
-for USB2.0 Hauppauge: dvb-usb-nova-t-usb2-01.fw
-for USB2.0 ADSTech/Kworld USB2.0: dvb-usb-adstech-usb2-01.fw
-for USB2.0 Yakumo/Typhoon/Hama: dvb-usb-dtt200u-01.fw
+http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB
1.2. Compiling
@@ -226,6 +215,9 @@ Patches, comments and suggestions are very very welcome.
Jennifer Chen, Jeff and Jack from Twinhan for kindly supporting by
writing the vp7045-driver.
+ Steve Chang from WideView for providing information for new devices and
+ firmware files.
+
Michael Paxton for submitting remote control keymaps.
Some guys on the linux-dvb mailing list for encouraging me.