[pvrusb2] Firmware location error?
isely at isely.net
Thu Apr 20 08:16:40 CDT 2006
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, roger wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 00:35 -0500, Mike Isely wrote:
>> Did you recently update your hotplug package?
> Not that I know of, still the same hotplug package that I know of. :-/
>> Unfortunately the pvrusb2 driver doesn't know where the firmware is
>> actually living, either. All it does is ask for a file name and the
>> question of where it is actually looked for is handled in userland. So I
>> can't help you much there :-(
> The log file does show it's trying to upload the firmware, but fails to
> do so.
>> Note: The firmware file names were changed a few snapshots back. The
>> driver will search for multiple names right now in order to remain
>> backwards compatible, but you may want to consider using the new names.
>> The web documentation lists the correct names. (However with that said,
>> it doesn't sound like this is the issue you hit.)
> Nope. Just test renaming the files and the naming is proper with this
I just realized you're still using a fairly old snapshot. More recent
snapshots will interpret the the error code and show you exactly which
files name(s) were requested.
FYI, in your case with that snapshot, code=-2 means that the file wasn't
> This is really weird and popped up within the past week or so, just
> after messing with MTD kernel modules (the MTD modules were disabled in
> my previous kernel builds).
> I'm going to fiddle some more to see what gives.
I don't see how changing something in the kernel could affect where
firmware files might be searched for, since the search path is a userland
thing. I still think something has changed for you in userland. But in
any case, good luck...
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