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Original Realtek RTL2832U chipset (DVB/DAB) Linux 2.6.x driver rel. 2.2.2 , "full" version
Thanks to Realtek
Thanks to Xgazza
Thanks to Skaman
Thanks to Gennar1
This driver is the "full" version using DVB-T, DVB-C, DTMB and 10 tuners
It looks to work also with DAB/DAB+ digital radio stick as Terratec NOXON DAB
Driver patched for Linux kernel 3.0.0 (Ubuntu Oneiric), 3.1.0 and 3.2.0 (Thanks Hans-Frieder Vogt and Gennar1)
Can compile with kernel 2.6.x (2.6.x-3.0.0 main differences are about handling RC)
Main thread about OpenPli project:
Tested with:
Xubuntu 11.10 64bit kernel 3.0 + DIKOM USB-DVBT HD (ID 1b80:d394) : compile OK, works OK
Lubuntu 11.10 32bit kernel 3.0 (cpu 64bit) + DIKOM USB-DVBT HD (ID 1b80:d394) : compile OK, works OK
OpenPli 2011-11-27 ClarkeTech ET9100 (cpu Broadcom) kernel 3.1 + DIKOM USB-DVBT HD (ID 1b80:d394) : compile OK, works OK
Debian testing 32bit (cpu 64bit) kernel 3.1 + Dexatek TX Hollywood (ID 1d09:1101) : compile OK, works OK
Xubuntu 11.10 64bit kernel 3.2.0-RC4 + DIKOM USB-DVBT HD (ID 1b80:d394) : compile OK, works OK
Some DVB-T stick equipped with rtl2832:
DIKOM USB-DVBT HD (ID 1b80:d394)
NILOX DVB-T Stick N15 (ID 1b80:d393)
TRUST 16738 (ID 0bda:2832)
TERRATEC Cinergy T Stick BLACK (ID 0ccd:00a9)
TX Hollywood DVTB (ID 1d19:1101)
DIGIVOX mini II v3.0 (ID 1d19:1101)
- install compile kit
sudo apt-get install build-essential
- install linux headers
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
- install git
sudo apt-get install git
- clone this repo using git
git clone
- goto into source dir
cd DVB-Realtek-RTL2832U-2.2.2-10tuner-mod_kernel-3.0.0
cd RTL2832-2.2.2_kernel-3.0.0
- edit Makefile, option INCLUDE_EXTRA_DVB (choose which include file set)
- compile code
make clean
- install module
sudo make install
- insert module (or reboot)
modprobe dvb_usb_rtl2832u
If all is fine you can see in kernel log something like this:
[18087.037024] dvb-usb: found a 'USB DVB-T DEVICE' in warm state.
[18087.037031] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
[18087.038776] DVB: registering new adapter (USB DVB-T DEVICE)
[18087.055952] RTL2832U usb_init_bulk_setting : USB2.0 HIGH SPEED (480Mb/s)
[18087.287475] RTL2832U check_tuner_type : FC0012 tuner on board...
[18087.853235] DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Realtek DVB-T RTL2832)...
[18087.853384] input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.7/usb1/1-7/input/input15
[18087.853419] dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 287 msecs.
[18087.853423] dvb-usb: USB DVB-T DEVICE successfully initialized and connected.
[18087.853447] usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb_usb_rtl2832u
Note: Module dvb_usb_rtl2832u has many options (use modinfo dvb_usb_rtl2832u to see them)
- if you want enable basic debug (default disabled) use:
modprobe dvb_usb_rtl2832u debug=1
- if you want enable remote_command (default disabled) use:
modprobe dvb_usb_rtl2832u rc_mode=2 (or =0 or =1)
- go into local git repo
cd DVB-Realtek-RTL2832U-2.2.2-10tuner-mod_kernel-3.0.0
- update local files with new changes
git pull
- compile
cd RTL2832-2.2.2_kernel-3.0.0
make clean
- install module
sudo make install