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I own an August DVB-T208 Freeview TV Receiver. I would love to attach this tuner to a Raspberry Pi running OSMC. However, on the drivers page on their website, there are Linux drivers for this device available. I have downloaded these drivers and have discovered that they only support 32 and 64-bit devices. Since the Raspberry Pi runs an ARM processor, I assume that these will not be compatible. I was wondering if there was any way I could compile this driver for the Pi?

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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  • Nathan - did you get this working? I have the same receiver but haven't been able to work out how to build the driver.. – paulusm Nov 14 '15 at 16:35
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ARM processors are mostly 32-bit, including the one in the pi.

However, the major issue will be that the driver must be built from source; distributing 32 and 64 bit versions implies these are pre-compiled for x86.

The .zip I checked does contain source and a makefile, so if you install the kernel source, you might be able to compile it on the pi.

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Never mind the august drivers, just follow these instructions: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=58757&p=440663

worked for me :)

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