[linux-dvb] SkyStar2 reporting unknown FlexCop revision

Mark Buechler mark.buechler at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 15:36:31 CET 2006


I see you have the r2.6C card. I'm thinking about purchasing one of these
but r2.6D to replace my Twinhan card. Is the 2.6D revision well supported?

Thanks, Mark.

On 1/26/06, Pavel Paprok <ppaprok at applet.cz> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> thanks for all answers, problem is solved!
> - I removed card from slot, clean contacts
> on it and reseal, on other PCI position
> to be sure :-) and then all things on card start
> to works. Maybe some dirty contact caused
> that card seems like was partially broken...
>
> Pavel
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Patrick Boettcher" <patrick.boettcher at desy.de>
> To: "Pavel Paprok" <ppaprok at applet.cz>
> Cc: <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2006 9:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] SkyStar2 reporting unknown FlexCop revision
>
>
> > Hi Pavel,
> >
> > On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Pavel Paprok wrote:
> >> I just try my first sat card, it is a SkyStar2, on card is printed
> >> exactly:
> >>
> >> MODEL: SKYSTAR 2
> >> P/N 92105-20003
> >> REV: 2.6C
> >>
> >> unfortunatelly in lastest 2.6 kernel (exactly 2.6.15 vanilla without
> any
> >> extra patches)
> >> card seems to not work, b2c2 driver reporting in log:
> >>
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: B2C2 FlexcopII/II(b)/III
> >> digital TV receiver chip loaded successfully
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: flexcop-pci: will use the HW PID filter.
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: flexcop-pci: card revision 1
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:01:05.0[A] -> GSI
> 17
> >> (level, low) -> IRQ 185
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: unkown FlexCop Revision: f.
> >> Please report the linux-dvb at linuxtv.org.
> >
> > On which platform you are using the flexcop-driver? PPC or (normal) PC?
> > Most likely your card is broken. To be sure that it is not a driver
> > problem, you should try it in windows.
> >
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: DVB: registering new adapter (FlexCop
> Digital
> >> TV device).
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: reading of MAC address
> failed.
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel:
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: i2c master_xfer failed
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb last message repeated 2 times
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: mt352_read_register: readreg error
> (reg=127,
> >> ret==-121)
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: i2c master_xfer failed
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: i2c_readbytes: i2c read error (addr 0a, err
> >> == -121)
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: i2c master_xfer failed
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: lgdt330x: i2c_read_demod_bytes: addr 0x59
> >> select 0x02 error (ret == -121)
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: i2c master_xfer failed
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: i2c master_xfer failed
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: stv0297_readreg: readreg error (reg ==
> 0x80,
> >> ret == -22)
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: i2c master_xfer failed
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: mt312_read: ret == -121
> >> Jan 18 19:06:42 dvb kernel: b2c2-flexcop: no frontend driver found for
> >> this B2C2/FlexCop adapter
> >
> > That there is not frontend found (and thus a lot of i2c-errors) also
> > indicates that the card is broken.
> >
> > I'm sorry,
> > Patrick.
> >
> > --
> >   Mail: patrick.boettcher at desy.de
> >   WWW:  http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/
> >
>
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