[linux-dvb] Re: Twinhan Vision Plus & WinFast DTV1000-T

Sigmund Augdal Helberg sigmund at snap.tv
Mon Mar 6 11:24:56 CET 2006


On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 13:41 +0400, Manu Abraham wrote:
> Sigmund Augdal Helberg wrote:
> >> So even lspci -x was showing that the Subsystem Id and Subsustem
> >> Vendor Id were being cleared to zeros in the PCI config space of this
> >> card. But only when the two cards were in the machine. No amount of
> >> slot swapping seemed to make a difference. Upgrade of motherboard
> >> firmware made no difference. noacpi, lacpi, pci=routeirq, pci=noacpi
> >> made no difference. Went to the effort of putting the cards into
> >> another machine. They just worked. Eventually tried acpi=off (which I
> >> thought noacpi would have done the same thing) and they both worked! 
> >>     
> > These cards often does not initialize correctly at bootup, this is
> > usually fixed by forcing the driver to treat these cards as twinhan
> > cards (by using modprobe bttv card=0x71,0x71 (repeate for the number of
> > cards you have)), then make sure the rdc8820_reset function of dst.c is
> > called. This may happen by default or not depending on which driver
> > tree/revition you are using. If it is not happening loading the driver
> > twice usually works.
> >   
> 
> 
> Sigmund, this is not forcing the driver, but rather the PCI ID's is 
> missing when 2 cards are put together on a motherboard which is not seen 
> on another motherboard, which is rather strange. (From what i understood 
> of the problem)
Yes, this happens to me and is consistant with when the led does not
light up. It is also consistantly fixed by rdc_8820_reset.

Sigmund
> 
> 
> Manu
> 




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