help with firmware loading problems with DBVT device

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Fri Dec 22 05:48:51 PST 2006

lux-integ wrote:
> Greetings,
> I would be grateful for some urgent  help with getting a DVBT device to work 
> with an oldish  LFS/BLFS setup.
> The setup is about a year+ old  (the udev I think is about udev084 but it 
> could be udev076, kernel 2.6.17,  the dvbT device is an averTV DVBT usb2.0,  
> it is enabled by a firmware file downloaded  from the linuxTV site,  the 
> firmware file (which I put in /lib/firmware) is (dvb-usb-a800-02.fw  (and 
> works OK with SuSE linux for example).  (And i have used firmware files from 
> the said directory  on the same setup many times past.)

Please paste the exact firmware loading rule. This is one of the things that 
has changed at least once during udev development (binary -> shell script 
change) and tha the distros change frequently. Also please post the output of:

ls -l /lib/udev

Alexander E. Patrakov

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