[linux-dvb] No frontend for Twinhan VP-1022A Ver 2.0

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Oct 16 19:52:18 CEST 2006


Marius van den Beek wrote:
> Marius van den Beek wrote:
>> Manu Abraham wrote:
>>   
>>> Marius van den Beek wrote:
>>>   
>>>     
>>>> Hello
>>>>
>>>> I have been trying to get my Twinhan Card VP-1022A to work with
>>>> the dvb-drivers of kernel 2.6.18 and/or the latest hg-snapshot.
>>>> >From what I read I thought the cad was supported, but when I load
>>>> the modules I get a a directory  /dev/dvb/adapter0 wit demux0 dvr0 and net0,
>>>> but frontend0 seems to be missing. The dmesg output with bttv cardis
>>>> card with=113 and verbose=4 is as follows:
>>>>
>>>> Linux video capture interface: v2.00
>>>> bttv: driver version 0.9.16 loaded
>>>> bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
>>>> bttv: Host bridge needs ETBF enabled.
>>>> bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
>>>> PCI: setting IRQ 10 as level-triggered
>>>> PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 0000:00:0f.0
>>>> PCI: Sharing IRQ 10 with 0000:00:0f.1
>>>> bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:00:0f.0, irq: 10, latency: 128, mmio:
>>>> 0xde001000
>>>> bttv0: detected: Twinhan VisionPlus DVB [card=113], PCI subsystem ID is
>>>> 1822:0001
>>>> bttv0: using: Twinhan DST + clones [card=113,insmod option]
>>>> bttv0: enabling ETBF (430FX/VP3 compatibilty)
>>>> bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00f500ff [init]
>>>> bttv0: using tuner=4
>>>> bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
>>>> bt878: AUDIO driver version 0.0.0 loaded
>>>> bt878: Bt878 AUDIO function found (0).
>>>> PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 0000:00:0f.1
>>>> PCI: Sharing IRQ 10 with 0000:00:0f.0
>>>> bt878_probe: card id=[0x11822],[ Twinhan VisionPlus DVB ] has DVB functions.
>>>> bt878(0): Bt878 (rev 17) at 00:0f.1, irq: 10, latency: 128, memory:
>>>> 0xde002000
>>>> DVB: registering new adapter (bttv0).
>>>> dst(0) dst_comm_init: Initializing DST.
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[ffffffff], enbb=[0001], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) rdc_reset_state: Resetting state machine
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[0002], enbb=[0002], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[0002], enbb=[0002], outhigh=[0002]
>>>> writing [ 00 06 00 00 00 00 00 fa ]
>>>> dst(0) write_dst: _write_dst error (err == -5, len == 0x08, b0 == 0x00)
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>> Looks like an I2C communication error.
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>     
>>>> dst(0) dst_error_recovery: Trying to return from previous errors.
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[ffffffff], enbb=[0000], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[ffffffff], enbb=[0001], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) write_dst: _write_dst error (err == -5, len == 0x08, b0 == 0x00)
>>>> dst(0) dst_error_recovery: Trying to return from previous errors.
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[ffffffff], enbb=[0000], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[ffffffff], enbb=[0001], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) write_dst: RDC 8820 RESET
>>>> dst(0) dst_error_bailout: Trying to bailout from previous error.
>>>> dst(0) rdc_8820_reset: Resetting DST
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[0004], enbb=[0004], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[0004], enbb=[0004], outhigh=[0004]
>>>> dst(0) dst_gpio_outb: mask=[ffffffff], enbb=[0000], outhigh=[0000]
>>>> dst(0) dst_probe: unknown device.
>>>> frontend_init: Could not find a Twinhan DST.
>>>> dvb-bt8xx: A frontend driver was not found for device 109e/0878
>>>> subsystem 1822/0001
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>>   
>>>     
>>>> I am running gentoo on a pentium3 system.
>>>> I hope someone can help me solve this problem.
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>> Is this happening on 2.6.18 only or on others as well ?
>>>
>>>   
>>>     
>> It happens on 2.6.12.6 as well. But I tried the mantis driver today and
>> got a frontend0 device,
>> but after rebooting I was not able to reproduce it. Very strange.
>>   
> I found the syslog entry for it:
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: Linux video capture interface: v2.00
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv: driver version 0.9.16 loaded
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520
> pages) each for capture
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv: Host bridge needs ETBF enabled.
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKB]
> enabled at IRQ 10
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: PCI: setting IRQ 10 as level-triggered
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:0f.0[A] ->
> Link [LNKB] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:00:0f.0,
> irq: 10, latency: 128, mmio: 0xde001000
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: detected: Twinhan VisionPlus
> DVB [card=113], PCI subsystem ID is 1822:0001
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: using: Twinhan DST + clones
> [card=113,autodetected]
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: enabling ETBF (430FX/VP3
> compatibilty)
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000
> in=00f500ff [init]
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: using tuner=4
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bt878: AUDIO driver version 0.0.0 loaded
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bt878: Bt878 AUDIO function found (0).
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:0f.1[A] ->
> Link [LNKB] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bt878_probe: card id=[0x11822],[
> Twinhan VisionPlus DVB ] has DVB functions.
> Oct 15 15:24:15 Blackened kernel: bt878(0): Bt878 (rev 17) at 00:0f.1,
> irq: 10, latency: 128, memory: 0xde002000
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: DVB: registering new adapter (bttv0).
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: dst(0) dst_get_device_id: Recognise
> [DST-03T]
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: dst(0) dst_get_device_id: Unsupported
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: dst(0) dst_get_device_id: Unsupported
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: dst(0) dst_get_device_id: [DST-03T]
> has a [MB 86A15]
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: dst(0) dst_get_device_id: [DST-03T]
> has a [MB 86A15]
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: DST type flags : 0x2 ts204 0x4 symdiv
> 0x10 firmware version = 2
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: dst(0) dst_get_mac: MAC
> Address=[00:08:ca:15:05:00]
> Oct 15 15:24:38 Blackened kernel: DVB: registering frontend 0 (DST DVB-S)...
> 
> Maybe there is a special order in which to load the modules, but I think
> I must have tried every
> possible combination.

bttv
bt878
dst
dvb_bt8xx

a simple modprobe dvb_bt8xx should help in most cases.

Manu



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