[linux-dvb] frontend-problem with TT DVB-C cards

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sat Feb 19 22:04:56 CET 2005


Armin wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 12:40:22 +0100, Armin <armin at hasenhei.de> wrote:
> > > Does the card work in Windoze?
> > 
> > I don't know. I'm trying to find such a machine in my household and will test this ;-)
> 
> Stupid me :-(
> The card does not run under this funny OS.
> Initialisation stops there where it does under linux, it cannot load the frontend.
> 
> It seems that there's something wrong with the hardware.
> 
> In the meanwhile I've seen hints that the TT V2.1 is operable with the
> dvb-drivers, so I think the problem is rather hardware related.
> 
> Do you agree ?

Yes. Looks like it. If the Linux driver is reported to work, and
the Windoze driver doesn't work with the card, it's a strong indicator
that it is broken.

> > >If that's not it, then maybe there's a GPIO that needs to be set
> > >to wake up the ves1820? (That's why I asked if the card works for someone
> > >else.)
> > 
> > You mean because of this
> > 
> > "dvb-ttpci: gpioirq unknown type=0 len=0" from demesg ?
> > 
> > This seems to be a known issue:
> > http://216.239.59.104/search?q=cache:nxvjhm1af6EJ:www.linuxtv.org/mailinglists/linux-dvb/2004/06-2004/msg00505.html+dvb-ttpci:+gpioirq+unknown+type%3D0+len%3D0&hl=en&ie=UTF-8
> > 
> > Unfortunately, the archive is not available ... :-(
> 
> OK, this seems to be nonsense. I've seen that this is just a warning, but not an error.

Yeah, it's something different.

Johannes




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