4:30 - Friday, 25 April 2014

Artec TV18R Tuner Not Working

Can somebody kindly help me setup my TV Tuner stick?

Make and Model: Artec TV18R USB TV Tuner

OS: Ubuntu 11.10 64bit

Hardware: MSI MS1656-US (GX640 barebones): i5 580M, 2xIntel X25M SSDs, Radeon HD5850M,Realtek sound.

Logs and messages:

antillar@antillar-MS-1656:/usr/share/dvb/atsc$ [B][COLOR=Red]sudo lsusb[/COLOR][/B]Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hubBus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hubBus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching HubBus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching HubBus 002 Device 003: ID ffc0:001f  Bus 002 Device 005: ID 05d8:8117 Ultima Electronics Corp. [/code][code]antillar@antillar-MS-1656:/usr/share/dvb/atsc$

So, it seems that the tuner is being detected, but the light on it does not turn on? Not sure what is going on?

sudo lspci[sudo] password for antillar: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 02)00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor PCI Express x16 Root Port (rev 02)00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05)00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio (rev 05)00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev 05)00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev 05)00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev 05)00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 5 (rev 05)00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05)00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev a5)00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 5 Series Chipset LPC Interface Controller (rev 05)00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset 4 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05)00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset SMBus Controller (rev 05)01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Broadway PRO [Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series]01:00.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc Juniper HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 5700 Series]02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)04:00.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): JMicron Technology Corp. IEEE 1394 Host Controller04:00.1 System peripheral: JMicron Technology Corp. SD/MMC Host Controller04:00.2 SD Host controller: JMicron Technology Corp. Standard SD Host Controller04:00.3 System peripheral: JMicron Technology Corp. MS Host Controller04:00.4 System peripheral: JMicron Technology Corp. xD Host Controller05:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300ff:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture Generic Non-core Registers (rev 02)ff:00.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture System Address Decoder (rev 02)ff:02.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Link 0 (rev 02)ff:02.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Physical 0 (rev 02)ff:02.2 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)ff:02.3 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)antillar@antillar-MS-1656:/usr/share/dvb/atsc$

I have been searching for a solution to this all weekend without any luck. I remember reading that ehci_hcd is the problem, but I'm not sure if disabling it is a good idea. I don't want my USB ports to go back to v1.1.

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