[PATCH] UBUNTU: sms1xxx: identify "Dell Digital TV Receiver" devices correctly

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Aug 20 14:14:17 UTC 2009


Start by filing a bug in Launchpad.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelTeamBugPolicies

rtg

Marko Geisler wrote:
> Hey Tim,
> 
> thx for your answer!
> 
> Funny is that if i connect this device nothing happens...i can't find
> this device in my computer or somewhere else...the system just don't
> show me anything at all...i tried all USB ports also with a USB flash
> and immediatelly it was running nicely but nothing with the DVBT. So
> what is wrong with my version of Ubuntu? HEEEEEEEEELP!!!! :)
> 
> On 20 Aug 2009, at 14:31, Tim Gardner wrote:
> 
>> DVB firmware has been dropped from the Karmic linux-firmware package for
>> licensing reasons. You'll have to use the device manager and
>> firmware-cutter to extract them known sources, much as is done for
>> Broadcom firmware.
>>
>> As far as I know, if you've purchased a pre-installed mini-10v version
>> of Ubuntu from Dell, then it ought to just work.
>>
>> rtg
>> -- 
>> Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
> 
> 
>> Marko Geisler wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>> i bought myself a Dell Mini 10v witch comes with Ubuntu but the system
>>> does not show the device at all. So can you tell me where i can get
>>> the drivers for the Dell Digital TV Receiver (DVBT-01) and how to
>>> install it as I'm new with Linux.
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot
>>>
>>> Best regards
>>>
>>>
>>> Marko Geisler
>>>
>>> 0044 77 6845 1103
>>>
>>> marko.geisler at gmail.com
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 


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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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