[linux-dvb] My Twinhan DVB-T CI won't tune

Einar Bjarni Halldórsson einarha at hi.is
Sun Jun 12 19:14:44 CEST 2005


>>>Einar Bjarni Halldórsson wrote:
>>>>Hi,
>>>>
>>>>I finally got my hands on a DVB card, and have started what is becoming
>>>>a very interesting proccess of getting it to work. Had to jump through
>>>> a
>>>>couple of hoops to get the dst module to recognize it as a DVB-T and
>>>> not
>>>>a DVB-S (the default KnoppMyth R5A16 install wouldn't budge on this
>>>>issue). Since then I've tried kernels 2.6.10 , 2.6.11.11 and 2.6.12-rc5
>>>>with the CVS version of dvb-kernel, but with similar results. The card
>>>>get's recognized as a DVB-T and the CI module is recognized, but when I
>>>>try to get dvbscan to do it's thing, I get "tuning failed" and a bunch
>>>>of error messages in dmesg.
>>>>
>>>>I've seen people have similar problems in the mailing list archives,
>>>> but
>>>>I was wondering if there is any progress in finding a solution.
>>>Which card model do you have ?
>>>
>>
>> I have a TwinhanDTV Ter-CI
>
> You have the Manufacturer and the Card type, but no Card model..
> The card model starts with VP-XXXXXX
>

The card is a VP-3040

>>
>>>Your card has tuning problems due to i2c communication problems. This
>>>has bee fixed with the bttv patch i posted a while back.. Please do test
>>>it out whether it solves your communication problems..
>>>
>>>This patch can be applied against the bttv in 2.6.11.x.
>>>
>>>
>>>Changelog:
>>>
>>>Attached is a patch to bttv which fixes the following problems.
>>>
>>
>> I tried kernel 2.6.12-rc5, which has the patch, and it didn't work. I
>> just
>> got the same error.
>>
> A few possibilities that could exist ..
>
> (1) The card model is not supported by the driver..
> (2) You are doing something wrong..
> (3) Some bugs in the driver..
>
> Option (3) is less likely as i haven't seen the error what you have,
> with any others. Or is anybody having the very same error.. ?
>
> Manu
>
>
>
>> Einar
>>
>>
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