[mythtv-users] USB DVB-T recomendation

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 22:33:19 UTC 2008

On 24/04/2008, Andreas Bach Aaen <usenet at bachaaen.dk> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I have a DVB-T USB stick: WideView WT-220U PenType Receiver
>  (Typhoon/Freecom)) which I use with kernel 2.6.24-rc5 on a arm based
>  NAS (a Linkstation Live).
>  This works fine except that it seems that the USB device needs to be
>  unplugged from time to time to be stable. Unload of the kernel driver
>  and a reload of it again isn't enough. The power needs to be off
>  before the device will work correctly again. Meaning that it's
>  possible to record through mythtv. So the firmware might be broken?
>  I use: dvb-usb-wt220u-fc03.fw
>  Can I expect improvement using a 2.6.25 kernel or should I go for
>  another piece of hardware? Which USB DVB-T device would you recomend?

You might get some useful responses on this list, however I think this
question would be better posted to the more specialist linux-dvb list.
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Nick Morrott

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