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Difficul;ties with trying to install and use tv adaptor


On 15/05/2018, Bret Busby <bret.busby at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>
> ....................................................
>


It seems strange to me, but, after half an hour or so, the firmware
seems to take effect, and, away it goes.

The only thing is that, on this computer, the sound is all weird. The
voices, in the programmes, are too quite to be heard, but, the
incidental music comes through okay.

-- 

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

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