[linux-dvb] Fix for DST

Zoilo Gomez zoilo at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 4 11:28:21 CEST 2006


Raido wrote:

> It's a version 2031(0) and it's not broken because I have one set of 
> older drivers installed with an older kernel that work(had to be 
> modified to work though - check the list archive for my post). What 
> I'm trying to do with the newer ones, is to get the CAM functioning. I 
> only have 3 free channels out of some 60.


OK.

Just FYI: my Twinhan Cab-CI 2031(0) + CAM is working under 
linux-2.6.17.5 (vanilla), with 2.6.17.5 drivers as well as with hg-drivers.

>
> Zoilo Gomez wrote:
>
>> Raido wrote:
>>
>>> The circular dependency has been fixed. Unfortunately I'm still 
>>> unable to tune with my Cab-CI. I'm getting the feeling that I have 
>>> some strange version of this card(sent a msg to the list about my 
>>> woes a while back). Might be some timeout issue, because it seems 
>>> that I get the tuning failed message way too quickly. Is there a 
>>> place I could increase the timeout?
>>
>>
>>
>> Is this Twinhan Cab-CI you have?
>>
>> You may want to check that you have version 2031(0), and not 2033 
>> (Mantis, different chip-set, not supported yet).
>>
>> If you do have 2031: I had tuning problems with 2031 as  well, it 
>> appeared that my card was broken.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Trent Piepho wrote:
>>>
>>>> There is currently a problem with the dst driver, it has a circular
>>>> dependency with dst and dst_ca that keeps it from working.  There 
>>>> are also
>>>> a few other problems, but not as serious.
>>>>
>>>> Someone is working on a fix, but it's broken now and I've had a fix
>>>> for several days.  So if you want something now, try this.
>>>>
>>>> The last two patches at http://linuxtv.org/hg/~tap/dst should fix
>>>> all the dst issues.  I do not have a dst to test it with, but I think
>>>> I got everything right.  Famous last words, I know.
>>>>
>>>> Fixed are:
>>>>
>>>> Circular dependency, modules can actually load now
>>>>
>>>> The dst-ca device wasn't unregisted when the driver was
>>>> unloaded.
>>>>
>>>> Module use count would go up by two when dst_ca device
>>>> is opened.
>>>>
>>>> Failure of dvb_register_device will be handled correctly
>>>>
>>>> The dvb_attach() system will work for the dst-ca.  If you
>>>> have a DST with no CA, you don't need to load the dst-ca driver.
>>>>
>>>> If you don't use dvb_detach, everything will work too.
>>>>
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