[linux-dvb] Skystar 2 Rev. 2.6D receiving no data

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sun Sep 17 22:09:47 CEST 2006


Hi Stefan,

On Sun, 17 Sep 2006, Stefan Lucke wrote:
> On Samstag 16 September 2006 19:53, Stefan Lucke wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  with my new skystar2 2.6D I've a problem when for some reason a reception from
> > for example Pro7 (astra 19.2e) gets in trouble. Vdr reports:
> > Sep 16 19:34:32 jarada jarada vdr: [14014] TS buffer on device 1 thread started (pid=13788, tid=14014)
> > Sep 16 19:34:33 jarada jarada vdr: [13792] frontend 0 lost lock on channel 1017, tp 212480
> > Sep 16 19:34:33 jarada jarada vdr: [13792] frontend 0 regained lock on channel 1017, tp 212480
> > Sep 16 19:34:53 jarada jarada vdr: [13792] frontend 0 lost lock on channel 1017, tp 212480
> > Sep 16 19:34:53 jarada jarada vdr: [13792] frontend 0 regained lock on channel 1017, tp 212480
> > 
> > When this happens, it is impossible to tune to other channels like ARD, .. .
> > Femon reports then for ARD: SNR 0xbfda 75% , BER = 0
> > 
> > Only restarting vdr resolves this issue.
> 
> My problem is not the bad reception quality. At the moment roubles start,
> I've a non zero BER values.
> The problem is that other channels, which worked previously, now don't work anymore.
> A search in the archive lead me to the thread: Air/SkyStar2 IRQ stop (partial) fix 
> 
> Is it possible that we/I have this problem again ?

No. The IRQ stop problem has nothing to do with the reception it is simply 
a data transfer problem. 

Your problem sounds different. And to be honest, I have no clue what could 
be the cause. How "new" is this card? Maybe it is broken.

regards,
Patrick.

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