[linux-dvb] firmware writing every second or two

Bonne Eggleston b.eggleston at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 14:30:45 CET 2007

On Sat, 1 Sep 2007 04:41:27 pm victor rajewski wrote:
>I'm trying to debug some problems with my Dvico Dual Digital 4 card
>(using patches from
>and I've noticed in dmesg that the firmware seems to get written to
>the card every second or two.
>This is the repeating part of the log message:
>Aug 26 20:17:13 what kernel: [  811.252000] Loading 7MHz Bandwidth
>settings: xc3028_DTV7_2633.i2c.fw
>Aug 26 20:17:14 what kernel: [  812.536000] Loading base firmware:
>Aug 26 20:17:15 what kernel: [  813.800000] Loading default dtv
>settings: xc3028_DTV8_2633.i2c.fw
>Aug 26 20:17:15 what kernel: [  813.832000] xc3028-tuner.c: sending
>extra call for DVB-T
>Is this normal? Do other cards do this?
Not sure, but mine does exactly the same. I'm in Australia. I'm not sure if 
it's a problem, but I'm sure it can't be good. 

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