[linux-dvb] adapter failed MAC signature check on Siemens dvb-c

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Fri Mar 18 01:41:18 CET 2005

Peter Martens wrote:
> I am just diving into dvb for linux. I am however experiencing aa 
> annoying problem with my siemens dvb-c card.
> I am using a 2.6.11 kernel with dvb compiled in. When booting the 
> modules get loaded but I get a notification about MAC adres problem.
> When I try to scan for channels, it is impossible to tune.

Sorry, I don't know why tuning does not work for you.

> adapter failed MAC signature check
> encoded MAC from EEPROM was 
> ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> dvb-ttpci: gpioirq unknown type=0 len=0

You can safely ignore these messages. There is no MAC address in the
EEPROM of your card. Nothing to worry about.


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