[Jaunty][Karmic][Lucid] Please upload new firmware packages for dvb-fe-cx24116.fw fix

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Mon Mar 8 16:14:32 UTC 2010

The dvb-fe-cx24116.fw file contained in the current linux-firmware*
packages since Jaunty (well, since before then, but Intrepid support is
almost out) is corrupted [1]. Furthermore, a newer firmware version,
which according to one user works better, is available and works in
Lucid. Details on firmware versions can be found at [2].

The following firmware versions have been selected:


I requested input from the mythtv-users and linux-media mailing lists. I
only received responses on the mythtv-users mailing list, and these
firmware versions were tested to work well for the respective releases.

The new source packages may be found at:



[1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/+bug/363682
[2] http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-HVR-4000

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