[linux-dvb] Lost lock problems over extended periods of time

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Tue Jun 7 21:31:05 CEST 2005


Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> Just a thought - could it be the DiSEQC? I'm just using simple tone/voltage 
> control myself. Do all these cards use the same LNB chip on them? The DVB-S 
> stv0299 ones I have here all seem to use an LNBP16A chip.

Cable ok? Loss of frontend power will reset the switch.

It _might_ be possible to produce bogus Mini-A or Mini-B commands
on the cable if the 22kHz tone gets interrupted for some reason
(noise on the cable).

Retuning would fail, since the DiSEqC commands will not be repeated.

Oliver

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