[linux-dvb] syslog: av7110_fw_request: timeout waiting for HANDSHAKE_REG - What does this mean?

rene.jahn at ontec.at rene.jahn at ontec.at
Wed Jun 8 10:51:39 CEST 2005


Hi,

> On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 10:06:52AM +0200, Sebastian wrote:
>>
>> Jun  3 05:31:43 hal9000 av7110_fw_request: timeout waiting for HANDSHAKE_REG
>...
>> I can't remember seeing these messages before. I just hope it doesn't
>> mean my card is dying. :) The thing is I didn't do anything that I could
>> relate to these messages, be it changing hardware or software. The card
>> has its own IRQ, too. I run VDR (development tree) and I don't have any
>> problems with recordings or anything else on this box.
>
> I don't know what causes it. The error message means the firmware
> crashed (or it's internal state got confused) in a different than
> the usual location.
>
> Johannes

I have the same problem.
My hardware: 2 Hauppauge Nexus-S rev. 2.3; Debian sarge, 2.6.11.7 vanilla

The above error occurs once a week.
My problem is that the picture of one card is ambiguous after the error occured.

-> Driver reload solves the problem for some days


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