[linux-dvb] Re: %5Blinux-dvb%5D%20Twinhan%20Cab%2FCI%202031%3A%20frontend%20entry%20sometimes%20missing

Zoilo Gomez zoilo at xs4all.nl
Mon Sep 25 20:17:25 CEST 2006


Manu Abraham wrote:

>Zoilo Gomez wrote:
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>>Hi Marcus,
>>
>>The problems with 2031 were unfortunately never fixed. IIRC we were left
>>with the following problems:
>>1) tuner device sometimes missing in /dev/dvb/adapterX/ on boot (app.
>>20% of the boots, tested on 2 different machines)
>>2) needed to tune twice in case of freq change; the first time would
>>almost never give a lock (but sometimes it did strangely enough)
>>3) unstable signal, where signal would be lost after some time (hours);
>>this problem I never investigated thoroughly, because of 1) and 2) which
>>needed a solution first.
>>
>>So at some point I had to decide to drop 2031, then chose KNC-ONE /
>>DVB-C + separate CI-module, which is running very stable.
>>
>>Pity, because I would really prefer to have CI integrated into the DVB-C
>>card.
>>
>>My hopes are that Twinhan 1034, which Manu is currently working on, will
>>eventually give better results.
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>The 1034 is a DVB-S card.
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Thank you Manu for correcting my mistake; what I meant is Twinhan 
2033/Mantis.

>>Please let me know if you can make progress (but please CC to the
>>linux-dvb list as well).
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>http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb?f=4f65bdd94527;file=linux/drivers/media/dvb/bt8xx/dst.c;style=gitweb
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>at line #1648, does adding a msleep(20) or something around that order
>help ? for your problem (2) mentioned
>for (1) try using dst_addons=0x20 as module parameter.
>
>You will need this patch as well (for fixing the dvb-attach). Apply this
>patch first
>http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.dvb/27792/match=
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>Alongwith one of the previous patches, commenting out one line for
>DCT-CI cards
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>Manu
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I do not have my 2031 cards here at the moment, but will hopefully be 
able report back sometime later this week.

Thank you and best regards,

Z.




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