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Author: g4sra
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Tried Debian Stretch with systemd out of constrainsts
On 10/01/2020 17:28, Andreas Messer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2020 at 10:04:28PM +0100, Edward Bartolo via Dng wrote:
>> [...]
>> I still have yet not figured out how to avoid having to use snapd and
>> install the firmware for the oscilloscope, Hantek 6000B (USB). I have
>> successfully extracted .hex files from the MS Windows drivers but have
>> no idea what to do with these hex files which are supposed to contain
>> the oscilloscope's firmware. The openhantek package has a .rules udev
>> file to enable detection of the oscilloscope. However, the kernel
>> still wants to know where to look for the oscilloscope's firmware, and
>> that particular information is missing.
> Firmware file for the linux kernel usually reside in /lib/firmware. You
> could try to copy your hex files there. Make sure to use proper name as
> expected by kernel.
> What do you need snapd for?
> cheers,
> Andreas

'modinfo <module>' should show you the firmware name and path (under /lib/firmware) that
the module expects.