[linux-dvb] Re: Avermedia 771 random failures

M martin at luminoussheep.net
Sat Feb 25 22:49:14 CET 2006


nyk wrote:

>On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 01:07:37AM -0000, M wrote:
>  
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>>>The kernel that currently works well and I see less failed recordings is
>>>2.6.12-rc3 however it does still happen.
>>>
>>>I was seeing a lot of mt352_read_register errors when booting this
>>>      
>>>
>>I'm beging to think that the register read error is due to an insufficient
>>PSU. I've put a much bigger PSU on and it's weems to be working well.
>>2.6.15 is still intermittent though.
>>    
>>
>
>I had some problem with bad recordings when I was running cpufreq with the
>ondemand cpufreq/scaling_governor. It eventually went away when I forced
>the CPU to run at full speed. I didn't notice any errors on dmesg, just
>lots of uncorrectable errors, so this might not be your problem.
>
>This isn't going to be much help if you're not running cpufreq tho'..
>  
>
Thanks for the suggestion, sadly I'm not.
I think I did build in the cpu frequency stuff but never got round to 
playing with it...
Power usage seems very low already on the box.

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M



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