Launch it, select Digital TV. Rename the existing firmware and follow instructions from No firmware section. If this is the case, you will see in the dmesg log that the firmware couldn’t be downloaded because of a checksum mismatch. I’ve successfully used it with ProgDVB software. In addition to the expectation that it will be this driver that is eventually adopted into the kernel, AFA have also signaled that they intend provide continuous support i.

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So, as of yet, there currently isn’t anything for the end user to test. Views Read View source View history.

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You will recognize it by the name: Unfortunately, tuner devices build on these chips are known to be unstable demanding frequent cold boots. The problem is that, in order to work, AF demodulator needs a firmware that is transferred to it via USB. At present there are three different Linux drivers available for the AFx. Subscribe Don’t forget to check your email and confirm subscription. There are multiple firmwares available. One simple application is Kaffeine.

If you can’t find windosw, click Have Disk and browse to C: Full tutorial french wiki here: There are a number of devices based on the TDAHK tuner chip currently not working in Linux but work is being done by subscribers of the gmane. Linux module would also do the same, yet there are two kind of issues that may arise.


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You could edit the driver file and change this ID, but you windoww lose digital signature of the driver. Look at the end of the log, where it will display debug messages about the newest kernel activity – a new USB device plugged in. Retrieved from ” https: I’ve successfully used it with ProgDVB software. Given the chip’s dual nature, the AF is fairly complex.

Instead, AFA has embarked upon the development of yet another OSS driver, aratech will be generic in that it will be capable of supporting the entire AFx family as well as all possible device configurations permitted. The updated kernel with new module tries to load the correct firmware. In short, a lot more devices based on this chipset are expected to materialize.

Do not waste your time to install the default TV viewer application, because it does not detect the device.

Rename the existing firmware and follow instructions from No firmware section. If this is the case, you will see in the dmesg log that the firmware couldn’t be downloaded because of a checksum mismatch.

This original code has since been modified by somebody else at afatech? In addition, taken collectively, the development of three different drivers highlights the relative complexity of the chip, as well as the flexibility in device design that its employment permits.


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The open source driver is now included in the linux kernel trunk since version 2. That may strike one as being strange or showing signs of a state of dis-coordination, but in actuality, each driver has its own reason for coming into existence. The above device driver probably originated from the afxtech found at [18]. Plug in the USB key if you didn’t. It should work out of the box!

Although you install the drivers, they will not apply to this device because of different device IDs.

Firmware succesfully downloaded The tuner is now ready to use. The Windows driver automatically does that when you plug the device. Currently, this newest driver has reached a second round of qindows in AFA labs, but that has only been in conjunction with some peripheral manufacturers with a few windwos, and, as it stands, the code is still not particularly generic due to both the complexities of the chip itself as well as those involved in getting the various device configurations to work.

This aspect makes drivers installation difficult.