[mythtv-users] AF9015 Dual tuner i2c write failures

Tim Draper veehexx at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 11:07:22 UTC 2011

On 10 November 2011 10:55, Thomas Boehm <mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net>wrote:

> On Thu 10 Nov 2011 10:20:08 GMT, Tim Draper wrote:
> > I've just bought an AF9015 device off ebay and from an evening of
> > searching, it seems that my issues are well know.
> >
> > i'm getting:
> > af9013: I2C read failed reg:d607
> > af9015: command failed:1
> > in mythtvbackend log, which results in tuners not obtaining lock.
> >
> > the device itself seems fine - it does appear to work by re-inserting
> > the USB module, which temporarily clears the issue.
> >
> > however, the information i've found online, some are dated back to
> > 2007 so alot of the info is old and also convoluted with old versions
> > and various tests while they worked out a fix... there doesnt appear
> > to be a "heres how to get it working" post, or it has missing info
> > about what source code to apply patch files to (or it assumes you have
> > more linux knowledge that i dont yet have)
> >
> > does anyone have any notes on getting the AF9013/15 devices working
> > properly?
> First at all, you don't mention what OS you're using.
mythbuntu 11.04 x64

I have a MSI DigiVox Duo with that chip and I needed to download an
> alternative firmware to get it working in Ubuntu on my laptop in the
> past. The firmware in the linux-firmware package was too old.
> Recently I connected it to my backend since it was not used most of the
> time. It worked out of the box. I just double checked it,
> dvb-usb-af9015.fw is included in the package linux-firmware-nonfree v1.8
> which is in the multiverse repository.
> i also forgot to mention that i have the dvb-usb-af9015.fw firmware,
4.95.0 from
and is placed in /lib/firmware. (should it be in lib64/firmware
instead/aswell, or somewhere else?) the datestamp of the 4.95.0 (2007) does
imply the patch i've found is not included (patch seems to be around 2010
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