[mythtv-users] DVB firmware loading troubles, HELP!

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Mon Apr 12 23:42:19 EDT 2004

On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 03:36:44PM +0100, Paul Woodward wrote:
> I've been trying to build kernels 2.6.4, 2.6.5, 2.6.5-mm3 with DVB
> support compiled in. I have Nova-T and AverTV DVB cards.
> The kernels build fine, but it always complains that it can't find the
> firmware in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware on boot and hence the frontend is
> not initialised
> Two problems:
> 1. the files are there

It might be the case that the root file system isn't mounted when the
driver initialises it, so it can't find the file.

> For ease of use, I would really like to have the DVB support compiled
> in, but if it has to be modules, can anyone tell me what I need to run
> on start-up to load them (novice instructions pls).

Go with modules. I can't see how they are any less convenient; the
opposite is true if anything.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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