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

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Aug 20 19:47:17 BST 2009


Indeed? I wasn't closely involved in the decision to drop DVB firmware.

Pete?

rtg

Michael Krufky wrote:
> The firmware was provided to Canonical with proper licensing and was
> included with the Hardy-netbook image.
> 
> It is up to the Canonical folks to carry those firmware images forward
> into their futrure releases.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mike Krufky
> 
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Tim Gardner<tim.gardner at canonical.com> wrote:
>> 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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