[linux-dvb] Mantis VP-1027/VP-1033/VP-1034/VP-2033/VP-3033

Michel Verbraak michel at verbraak.org
Sat Oct 7 09:40:10 CEST 2006


Manu,

Thanks for the first preview.

I compiled the driver without problems, only the know dvb_net problem on 
FC5 kernel 2.6.17.
As Jens allready wrote I had to copy the cu1216.ko module by hand to the 
right modules location.

I have a VP-1034.

A modprobe mantis gives me the following in dmesg:

ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:0d.0[A] -> GSI 21 (level, low) -> IRQ 217
Mantis Rev 1, irq: 217, latency: 64
 memory: 0xf7eff000, mmio: 0xf8902000
get_mac_address (1): MAC Address=[00:08:ca:19:9f:0b]
get_subvendor_id (1): Sub Vendor ID=[0x1822]
get_subdevice_id (1): Sub Device ID=[0x0014]
mantis_alloc_buffers (1): DMA=0x32ce0000 cpu=0xf2ce0000 size=65536
mantis_alloc_buffers (1): RISC=0xec51000 cpu=0xcec51000 size=1000
DVB: registering new adapter (Mantis dvb adapter).
mantis_frontend_init (1): Probing for MB86A16 (DVB-S/DSS)
mantis_frontend_init (1): found MB86A16 DVB-S/DSS frontend @0x08
DVB: registering frontend 0 (Fujitsu MB86A16 DVB-S)...

It created the /dev/dvb/adapter0/(demux0 & dvr0 & frontend0 & net0) devices.

lspci -vv gives
02:0d.0 Multimedia controller: Twinhan Technology Co. Ltd Mantis DTV PCI 
Bridge Controller [Ver 1.0] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Twinhan Technology Co. Ltd Unknown device 0014
        Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- 
ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
        Status: Cap- 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- 
<TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 64 (2000ns min, 63750ns max)
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 217
        Region 0: Memory at f7eff000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]

I will try to test it with different programs.
Does the driver also handle a diseqc motor ?

Regards,

Michel.
 
Manu Abraham schreef:
> Hi All,
>
> I have uploaded a preview for the Mantis based cards (VP-1027 / VP-1033
> / VP-1034 / VP-2033 / VP-3033)
> The update contains a new PCI bridge called the Mantis and 2 frontends
> as well
>
> The MB86A16 is a Direct Conversion DVB-S / DSS receiver, which requires
> no external components, for functionality. It does have a lot of
> features, but in the preview, due to a whole lot of changes and a
> complex driver for the same, i was forced to do a minimal driver for the
> same.
>
> The Mantis PCI bridge can handle 4 different CA slots (according to the
> specs) but the cards that are out there have just one CA slot alone. I
> haven't yet finished on the CA part of the Mantis, the snapshot provides
> a stable snapshot, without the CA parts. The CA part will take some more
> time before a preview/release
>
> I have currently tested only the VP-1034, with some amount of success.
> Proper support on the VP-3033 is still pending
> The VP-1040/VP-1041 DVB-S2 cards are not supported by this tree, but
> will be supported a while later.
>
> Due to large span, the relevant work could be hard to get going for many
> and could have many bugs. It is not at all for the faint hearted at this
> point of time. It would be nice to have some feedback on this.
>
> http://thadathil.net:8000/cgi-bin/hgwebdir.cgi/mantis
> http://thadathil.net:8000/cgi-bin/hgwebdir.cgi/mantis?ca=tip;type=bz2
>
>
> Thanks,
> Manu
>
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