[linux-dvb] dvb-usb-vp702x-02.fw

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Mon Nov 5 10:31:07 CET 2007


The starbox 1 is quite limited in regards to data streaming: It has only 8 
PID-filter-entries (Where in my tests I only could use 6). That makes the 
card quite uncomfortable to use for end-user-software like vdr or mythtv. 

This is mainly the reason why I skipped adding support for it.

Patrick.


On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Greg Suarez wrote:

> Brandon,
> Considering that Patrick is one of the developers of the vp702x driver
> and he says that Starbox I isn't supported so not we can do.
> 
> Patrick,
> Are there any plans to add support for the Starbox I?  Can we help in anyway?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Greg
> 
> On Nov 2, 2007 2:32 PM, Brandon Nolte <brandon at ivyhousebb.com> wrote:
> > Greg, I have the 2.6.22-14 kernel under Gusty. I have tried fedora
> > slackware knoppmyth and a gentoo derivation.  I am unsure if i have
> > the starbox or the starbox 2 I have had some progress. The firmware I
> > had downloaded was messed up. I have tried the one of the german site
> > that was linked to before. I am now able to get the unit to register
> > and create a /dev/dvb/adapter. I seem to be getting the same error as
> > you involving the -110. Any eta on support for the starbox. I am more
> > than willing to help out in any way.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Bus 001 Device 005: ID 13d3:3207 IMC Networks
> > Device Descriptor:
> >    bLength                18
> >    bDescriptorType         1
> >    bcdUSB               2.00
> >    bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
> >    bDeviceSubClass         0
> >    bDeviceProtocol         0
> >    bMaxPacketSize0        64
> >    idVendor           0x13d3 IMC Networks
> >    idProduct          0x3207
> >    bcdDevice            2.09
> >    iManufacturer           1
> >    iProduct                2
> >    iSerial                 3
> >    bNumConfigurations      1
> >    Configuration Descriptor:
> >      bLength                 9
> >      bDescriptorType         2
> >      wTotalLength           32
> >      bNumInterfaces          1
> >      bConfigurationValue     1
> >      iConfiguration          0
> >      bmAttributes         0xc0
> >        Self Powered
> >      MaxPower              100mA
> >      Interface Descriptor:
> >        bLength                 9
> >        bDescriptorType         4
> >        bInterfaceNumber        0
> >        bAlternateSetting       0
> >        bNumEndpoints           2
> >        bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
> >        bInterfaceSubClass      0
> >        bInterfaceProtocol      0
> >        iInterface              0
> >        Endpoint Descriptor:
> >          bLength                 7
> >          bDescriptorType         5
> >          bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
> >          bmAttributes            2
> >            Transfer Type            Bulk
> >            Synch Type               None
> >            Usage Type               Data
> >          wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
> >          bInterval             100
> >        Endpoint Descriptor:
> >          bLength                 7
> >          bDescriptorType         5
> >          bEndpointAddress     0x82  EP 2 IN
> >          bmAttributes            2
> >            Transfer Type            Bulk
> >            Synch Type               None
> >            Usage Type               Data
> >          wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
> >          bInterval               1
> > Device Status:     0x0002
> >    (Bus Powered)
> >   Remote Wakeup Enabled
> >
> >
> > [628036.456000] usb 1-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and
> > address 5
> > [628036.588000] usb 1-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> > [628036.588000] dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0
> > (VP7021)' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
> > [628036.600000] dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-
> > vp702x-02.fw'
> > [628036.620000] dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0
> > (VP7021)' in warm state.
> > [628036.620000] dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport
> > stream to the software demuxer.
> > [628036.620000] DVB: registering new adapter (TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-
> > S USB2.0 (VP7021))
> > [628036.624000] dvb-usb: MAC address: 00:08:ca:15:26:48
> > [628036.644000] vp702x: system string: USB702X:
> > [628036.644000] DVB: registering frontend 0 (Twinhan DST-like
> > frontend (VP7021/VP7020) DVB-S)...
> > [628036.648000] input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /
> > class/input/input7
> > [628036.648000] dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 400 msecs.
> > [628036.648000] dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)
> > successfully initialized and connected.
> > [628501.800000] vp702x: usb in operation failed. (-110)
> >
> >
> > root at heartofgold:/dev/dvb/adapter0# ls -latr
> > total 0
> > crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 7 2007-11-02 17:05 net0
> > crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 3 2007-11-02 17:05 frontend0
> > crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 5 2007-11-02 17:05 dvr0
> > crw-rw---- 1 root video 212, 4 2007-11-02 17:05 demux0
> > drwxr-xr-x 3 root root      60 2007-11-02 17:05 ..
> > drwxr-xr-x 2 root root     120 2007-11-02 17:05 .
> >
> > root at heartofgold:/dev/dvb/adapter0# scan  ~/61.5w
> > scanning /root/61.5w
> > using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> > initial transponder 12224000 V 27500000 3
> >  >>> tune to: 12224:v:0:27500
> > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> >  >>> tune to: 12224:v:0:27500 (tuning failed)
> > WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> > ERROR: initial tuning failed
> > dumping lists (0 services)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi Patrick,
> >
> > Thank you for your the response.  I've read that the Starbox one
> > displays the model as 7021 while the Starbox II shows 7021A.  Not sure
> > how accurate that is.
> >
> > Thanks again, I'll go get a Starbox II then.
> >
> > Greg
> >
> > On Nov 2, 2007 11:01 AM, Patrick Boettcher <patrick.boettcher at
> > desy.de> wrote:
> >  > There are two versions.
> >  >
> >  > Only the StarBox2 is supported. There is no way (at least I don't
> > know it)
> >  > to figure out whether you have a 2 or a 1.
> >  >
> >  > If it it does not work I guess you have a StarBox1.
> >  >
> >  > Patrick.
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >  > On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Greg Suarez wrote:
> >  >
> >  > > Which kernel version are you using?  I'm running 2.6.20 on
> > Ubuntu Feisty.
> >  > >
> >  > > Mine isn't getting disconnected immediately but my scan always
> > fails and I get
> >  > > "usb in operation failed. (-110)", looks like the errno is
> > ETIMEDOUT
> >  > > from usb_start_wait_urb().
> >  > >
> >  > > Has anyone gotten the TwinHann Starbox (7021) working?
> >  > >
> >  > > Thanks,
> >  > >
> >  > > Greg
> >  > >
> >  > > On Nov 2, 2007 4:06 AM, brandon at ivyhousebb.com <brandon at
> >
> > ivyhousebb.com> wrote:
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > I am also having an issue getting the TwinHan Starbox
> >  > > > to work. However aside from the kernel providing a
> >  > > > link to a firmware that does not exist... the
> >  > > > interface immediately gets deinitialized and
> >  > > > disconnected when I connect it "see dmesg excerpt".
> >  > > >
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:31 heartofgold kernel: [117625.772000]
> >  > > > usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and
> >  > > > address 3
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117625.904000]
> >  > > > usb 1-4: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.020000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0
> >  > > > (VP7021)' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.052000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file
> >  > > > 'dvb-usb-vp702x-02.fw'
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.120000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0
> >  > > > (VP7021)' in warm state.
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.120000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport
> >  > > > stream to the software demuxer.
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.120000]
> >  > > > usb 1-4: USB disconnect, address 3
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.120000]
> >  > > > DVB: registering new adapter (TwinhanDTV StarBox
> >  > > > DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)).
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.120000]
> >  > > > vp702x: usb in operation failed. (-19)
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold last message repeated 5 times
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.120000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: MAC address: 00:00:00:00:00:00
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.124000]
> >  > > > vp702x: usb out operation failed. (-19)
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.124000]
> >  > > > vp702x: usb out operation failed. (-19)
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.140000]
> >  > > > vp702x: usb in operation failed. (-19)
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.140000]
> >  > > > input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as
> >  > > > /class/input/input6
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.140000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 400 msecs.
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.140000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)
> >  > > > successfully initialized and connected.
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.140000]
> >  > > > dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)
> >  > > > successfully deinitialized and disconnected.
> >  > > > Oct 24 16:41:32 heartofgold kernel: [117626.268000]
> >  > > > usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb_usb_vp702x
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > ------- Original Message -------
> >  > > > From    :
> >  > > > brandon at ivyhousebb.com[mailto:brandon at ivyhousebb.com]
> >  > > > Sent    : 11/2/2007 6:53:57 AM
> >
> >  > > > To      : linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> >  > > > Cc      :
> >  > > > Subject : RE: [linux-dvb] dvb-usb-vp702x-02.fw
> >  > > >
> >  > > >  Greg Suarez wrote:
> >  > > > > I'm trying to get my TwinHann Starbox (7021) to
> >  > > > work but the driver is
> >  > > > > looking for the firmware dvb-usb-vp702x-02.fw but I
> >  > > > can only find
> >  > > > > dvb-usb-vp702x-01.fw.  Does anyone know where I can
> >  > > > get a hold of the
> >  > > > > -02 firmware?
> >  > > >
> >  > > > >Found it on a German forum:
> >  > > >
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > http://www.slackforum.de/forum/index.php?
> > t=msg&th=2706&start=0&&PHPSESSID=anenqvsmugl3u985m8366f55i3
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > >Search for the filename - there is a download link.
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > >Nils
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > Is there any way we can get this posted on
> >  > > >  http://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/firmware/  it really
> >  > > > is a pain to find thing across multiple languages
> >  > > > buried in forums :).
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
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