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Difficul;ties with trying to install and use tv adaptor


On 13/05/2018, Grizzly via ubuntu-users <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 13 May 2018  at 15:46, Bret Busby wrote:
> Re: Difficul;ties with trying to in (at least in part)
>
>>On 13/05/2018, Grizzly via ubuntu-users <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>><snip>
>>
>>>>> I have purchased and tried to install, a tv adaptor;
>>>>> AVerMedia A867R AVerTV Volar HD Nano USB TV Tuner
>>>>> for PAL digital television in Austyralia, on UbuntuMATE 16.04.x
>>>
>>>>> I tried to inslall MythTV, which would not install from the Ubuntu
>>>>> Software Centre, because it wants to get rid of MySQL, also tried to
>>>>> install MeTV and TVTime.
>>>
>>> I would give Kaffiene a try, it worked a treat on my old DBV-TV addaptor
>>>
>>
>>Yes, I have tried Kaffeine, but I think that the system needs a driver
>>for the device.
>
> I'm not familia with your adaptor, and if (or not) Ubuntu supports it
> out-of-the-box, I did find a driver for it here
>
> https://www.avermedia.com/tv_more/download/avertv_volar_hd_nano
>
> http://storage.avermedia.com/web_release_www/A867R/A867R_drv_v1.0.29_20160707.ta
> r.bz2
>
> I do note that all the info I can find dates back 6 to 8 years
>
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Having, on another system, run the commands as published on the web
page of the second link above, and, having downloaded the driver, I
get the following; the first part is the tail end of the dmesg output,
the second part is where the driver got downloaded.

Why is it not found?

"
[5024767.393352] usb 3-6.3: new high-speed USB device number 18 using xhci_hcd
[5024767.487069] usb 3-6.3: New USB device found, idVendor=07ca, idProduct=1867
[5024767.487083] usb 3-6.3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2,
SerialNumber=3
[5024767.487085] usb 3-6.3: Product: A867
[5024767.487086] usb 3-6.3: Manufacturer: AVerMedia TECHNOLOGIES, Inc
[5024767.487088] usb 3-6.3: SerialNumber: 0500093000090
[5024767.489915] usb 3-6.3: dvb_usb_af9035: prechip_version=00
chip_version=03 chip_type=3802
[5024767.490306] usb 3-6.3: dvb_usb_v2: found a 'AVerMedia HD Volar
(A867)' in cold state
[5024767.534535] usb 3-6.3: Direct firmware load for
dvb-usb-af9035-02.fw failed with error -2
[5024767.534540] usb 3-6.3: dvb_usb_v2: Did not find the firmware file
'dvb-usb-af9035-02.fw'. Please see linux/Documentation/dvb/ for more
details on firmware-problems. Status -2
[5024767.534549] dvb_usb_af9035: probe of 3-6.3:1.0 failed with error -2
[5024768.167213] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=
SRC=fe80:0000:0000:0000:5759:b093:254d:dbca
DST=ff02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0001 LEN=64 TC=0 HOPLIMIT=1
FLOWLBL=293196 PROTO=UDP SPT=8612 DPT=8612 LEN=24
[5024768.167226] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=
SRC=fe80:0000:0000:0000:5759:b093:254d:dbca
DST=ff02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0001 LEN=64 TC=0 HOPLIMIT=1
FLOWLBL=581787 PROTO=UDP SPT=8612 DPT=8610 LEN=24
[5024768.177412] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=
SRC=fe80:0000:0000:0000:5759:b093:254d:dbca
DST=ff02:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0000:0001 LEN=64 TC=0 HOPLIMIT=1
FLOWLBL=293196 PROTO=UDP SPT=8612 DPT=8612 LEN=24
[5024864.300839] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5024989.298216] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025114.296602] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025239.293681] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025364.291544] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025489.290511] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025614.289294] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025739.287975] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
[5025864.287176] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT=
MAC=01:00:5e:00:00:01:f8:ab:05:8e:34:fa:08:00 SRC=192.168.0.1
DST=224.0.0.1 LEN=36 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=1 ID=0 DF PROTO=2
bret at bret-Aspire-V3-772-UbuntuMATE:~$ ls /lib/firmware
3.19.0-31-generic         ct2fw-3.2.3.0.bin
ipw2100-1.3-i.fw         iwlwifi-7260-9.ucode               mrvl
                    r128                          tigon
3com                      ct2fw-3.2.5.1.bin
ipw2100-1.3-p.fw         iwlwifi-7265-10.ucode
mt7601u.bin                    r8a779x_usb3_v1.dlmem
ti-keystone
4.4.0-112-generic         ctefx.bin                    ipw2200-bss.fw
         iwlwifi-7265-12.ucode              mt7650.bin
    r8a779x_usb3_v2.dlmem         tlg2300_firmware.bin
4.4.0-116-generic         ctfw-3.2.1.1.bin             ipw2200-ibss.fw
         iwlwifi-7265-13.ucode              mts_cdma.fw
    r8a779x_usb3_v3.dlmem         ttusb-budget
4.4.0-59-generic          ctfw-3.2.3.0.bin
ipw2200-sniffer.fw       iwlwifi-7265-16.ucode
mts_edge.fw                    radeon
ueagle-atm
a300_pfp.fw               ctfw-3.2.5.1.bin             isci
         iwlwifi-7265-17.ucode              mts_gsm.fw
    README                        usbdux
a300_pm4.fw               ctspeq.bin
iwlwifi-1000-5.ucode     iwlwifi-7265-8.ucode
mts_mt9234mu.fw                rp2.fw
usbduxfast_firmware.bin
acenic                    cxgb3
iwlwifi-100-5.ucode      iwlwifi-7265-9.ucode
mts_mt9234zba.fw               RS9113_AP_BT_DUAL_MODE.rps
usbdux_firmware.bin
adaptec                   cxgb4
iwlwifi-105-6.ucode      iwlwifi-7265D-10.ucode             mwl8k
                    RS9113_WLAN_BT_DUAL_MODE.rps
usbduxsigma_firmware.bin
advansys                  dsp56k
iwlwifi-135-6.ucode      iwlwifi-7265D-12.ucode             mwlwifi
                    RS9113_WLAN_QSPI.rps
v4l-cx231xx-avcore-01.fw
agere_ap_fw.bin           dvb-fe-xc4000-1.4.1.fw
iwlwifi-2000-6.ucode     iwlwifi-7265D-13.ucode
myri10ge_eth_big_z8e.dat       rsi_91x.fw
v4l-cx23418-apu.fw
agere_sta_fw.bin          dvb-fe-xc5000-1.6.114.fw
iwlwifi-2030-6.ucode     iwlwifi-7265D-16.ucode
myri10ge_ethp_big_z8e.dat      rt2561.bin
v4l-cx23418-cpu.fw
amdgpu                    dvb-fe-xc5000c-4.1.30.7.fw
iwlwifi-3160-10.ucode    iwlwifi-7265D-17.ucode
myri10ge_ethp_z8e.dat          rt2561s.bin
v4l-cx23418-dig.fw
ar3k                      dvb-usb-af9035-02.fw
iwlwifi-3160-12.ucode    iwlwifi-7265D-21.ucode
myri10ge_eth_z8e.dat           rt2661.bin
v4l-cx2341x-dec.fw
ar5523.bin                dvb-usb-dib0700-1.20.fw
iwlwifi-3160-13.ucode    iwlwifi-7265D-22.ucode
myri10ge_rss_eth_big_z8e.dat   rt2860.bin
v4l-cx2341x-enc.fw
as102_data1_st.hex        dvb-usb-it9135-01.fw
iwlwifi-3160-16.ucode    iwlwifi-7265D-27.ucode
myri10ge_rss_ethp_big_z8e.dat  rt2870.bin
v4l-cx2341x-init.mpg
as102_data2_st.hex        dvb-usb-it9135-02.fw.bak
iwlwifi-3160-17.ucode    iwlwifi-7265D-29.ucode
myri10ge_rss_ethp_z8e.dat      rt3070.bin
v4l-cx23885-avcore-01.fw
asihpi                    dvb-usb-terratec-h5-drxk.fw
iwlwifi-3160-7.ucode     iwlwifi-8000C-13.ucode
myri10ge_rss_eth_z8e.dat       rt3090.bin
v4l-cx25840.fw
ath10k                    ea
iwlwifi-3160-8.ucode     iwlwifi-8000C-16.ucode             netronome
                    rt3290.bin
v4l-pvrusb2-24xxx-01.fw
ath3k-1.fw                edgeport
iwlwifi-3160-9.ucode     iwlwifi-8000C-21.ucode             NPE-B
                    rt73.bin
v4l-pvrusb2-29xxx-01.fw
ath6k                     emi26
iwlwifi-3168-21.ucode    iwlwifi-8000C-27.ucode             NPE-C
                    RTL8192E                      vicam
ath9k_htc                 emi62
iwlwifi-3168-22.ucode    iwlwifi-8000C-31.ucode             nvidia
                    rtl_bt                        vntwusb.fw
atmel                     ene-ub6250
iwlwifi-3168-27.ucode    iwlwifi-8265-21.ucode              ositech
                    rtl_nic                       vpu_d.bin
atmel_at76c504_2958.bin   ess
iwlwifi-3168-29.ucode    iwlwifi-8265-22.ucode              phanfw.bin
                    rtlwifi                       vpu_p.bin
atmel_at76c504a_2958.bin  f2255usb.bin
iwlwifi-3945-2.ucode     iwlwifi-8265-27.ucode
qat_895xcc.bin                 s2250.fw                      vxge
atmsar11.fw               go7007
iwlwifi-4965-2.ucode     iwlwifi-8265-31.ucode
qat_895xcc_mmp.bin             s2250_loader.fw
WHENCE.ubuntu
atusb                     GPL-3
iwlwifi-5000-5.ucode     iwlwifi-9000-pu-b0-jf-b0-33.ucode
qat_c3xxx.bin                  s5p-mfc.fw
whiteheat.fw
av7110                    hfi1_dc8051.fw
iwlwifi-5150-2.ucode     iwlwifi-9260-th-b0-jf-b0-33.ucode
qat_c3xxx_mmp.bin              s5p-mfc-v6.fw
whiteheat_loader.fw
bnx2x                     hfi1_fabric.fw
iwlwifi-6000-4.ucode     kaweth
qat_c62x.bin                   s5p-mfc-v6-v2.fw
wil6210.brd
brcm                      hfi1_pcie.fw
iwlwifi-6000g2a-5.ucode  keyspan
qat_c62x_mmp.bin               s5p-mfc-v7.fw
wil6210.fw
carl9170-1.fw             hfi1_sbus.fw
iwlwifi-6000g2a-6.ucode  keyspan_pda
qat_mmp.bin                    s5p-mfc-v8.fw
wsm_22.bin
carl9170fw                hp
iwlwifi-6000g2b-6.ucode  korg                               qca
                    sb16                          yam
cavium                    htc_7010.fw
iwlwifi-6050-5.ucode     lbtf_usb.bin                       qcom
                    scripts                       yamaha
cbfw-3.2.1.1.bin          htc_9271.fw
iwlwifi-7260-10.ucode    lgs8g75.fw                         qed
                    sdd_sagrad_1091_1098.bin      zd1201-ap.fw
cbfw-3.2.3.0.bin          i2400m-fw-usb-1.4.sbcf
iwlwifi-7260-12.ucode    libertas
ql2100_fw.bin                  slicoss                       zd1201.fw
cbfw-3.2.5.1.bin          i2400m-fw-usb-1.5.sbcf
iwlwifi-7260-13.ucode    liquidio
ql2200_fw.bin                  sun                           zd1211
cis                       i6050-fw-usb-1.5.sbcf
iwlwifi-7260-16.ucode    Makefile
ql2300_fw.bin                  tehuti
configure                 i915
iwlwifi-7260-17.ucode    matrox
ql2322_fw.bin                  ti_3410.fw
cpia2                     intel
iwlwifi-7260-7.ucode     mellanox
ql2400_fw.bin                  ti_5052.fw
ct2fw-3.2.1.1.bin         ipw2100-1.3.fw
iwlwifi-7260-8.ucode     moxa
ql2500_fw.bin                  ti-connectivity
bret at bret-Aspire-V3-772-UbuntuMATE:~$
"


-- 

Bret Busby
Armadale
West Australia

..............

"So once you do know what the question actually is,
 you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
 Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
 "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
 A Trilogy In Four Parts",
 written by Douglas Adams,
 published by Pan Books, 1992

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