[linux-dvb] Mantis 1034 DVB-S Scanning Problem

Michel Verbraak michel at verbraak.org
Sat Dec 30 17:09:16 CET 2006


Manu Abraham schreef:
> Michel Verbraak wrote:
>   
>> I spoke to soon. During the test run all was fine, just one satellite
>> which locked up the machine yesterday. But running my full test it did
>> lock the machine.
>> The following happens just before the lockup: My windows still can get
>> focus and be moved around but keyboard input is not shown or visible
>> after about 30 seconds the mouse cursor freezes and the machine is
>> completely locked up. Only a hard reset or power down will help.
>>
>> I have seen this before in the past few days during the testing of a
>> program i'm writing and debugging which will control the dvb-s card.
>> Sometimes after a lot of channel changing I got the same result: lock up
>> of the machine. I first put the blame on my programming but with all
>> this I think it is the driver.
>>
>>     
>
> Hmm.. that sounds like concurrent register access. I have added some
> locking while doing register access in the mantis tree. Please do check
> whether the patch fixes the issue
>
> Manu
>   
Currently no lock up anymore. Will continue testing.

Michel.
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