[linux-dvb] firmware writing every second or two

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Tue Nov 6 14:41:54 CET 2007


Bonne Eggleston wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Sep 2007 04:41:27 pm victor rajewski wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm trying to debug some problems with my Dvico Dual Digital 4 card
>> (using patches from
>> http://fremnet.net/article/228/dvico-fusionhdtv-dual-digital-4-under-linux)
>> 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:
>> xc3028_8MHz_init0.i2c.fw
>> 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. 
> 

It's not a problem -- it's just a crappy driver, that's all.

If you dont like the messages, then disable the printk's in the xc-bluebird patch.

-Mike



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