[linux-dvb] Strage SkyStar HD modprobe
abraham.manu at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 22:46:41 CEST 2007
Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> Manu Abraham wrote:
>>>> this Logfile looks a bit strange, and I can't tune to DVB-S2 channels. DVB-S works fine.
>>>> I really have the feeling that this card is demaged....
>>> I experience a similar behaviour. There are days (like to today) when I
>>> have to completely power off my machine to get the card working.
>>> Sometimes tuning DVB-S channels works, but DVB-S2 doesn't work. After a
>>> power off, it most likely works. Today I had to power off the machine
>>> for more than one times. That's really strange.
>>> The attached log excerpt shows the output of stb0899_get_dev_id for
>>> today. Other register values are crappy, too.
>> Can you try playing with SAA7146 I2C speeds locally to see whether it is an
>> I2C transaction issue ? (ie lower the transaction rate a bit)
> One problem is that it doesn't happen often enough to see, whether a
> changed speed would improve the situation. Especially when a reboot
> would be necessary due to a module not unloading (seems to have been
> fixed lately), the test scenario vanishes.
> If you have a look at the condensed output of this year's logfiles,
> there seems to be the chance that testing should be possible as the
> device reports 29 times "Release=" and 16 times "Release=". I
> don't think, that the hardware changes it's release number that often ;-)
> Another major problem is that I don't have a clue, where and how to
> change the transaction rate. I had a glance into saa7146_i2c.c, but I'm
> unsure whether it has something to do with "dev->i2c_bitrate" or
Maybe Oliver can help ? He has been maintaining the SAA7146 devices
for some time, he can probably give a better suggestion for the same i
> I'd like you to guide me changing the transaction rate a first time.
> Then I can run further tests on my own. Thanks in advance.
I will ask STM though on the same as to what can cause such an issue,
but don't wait for that reply, as they can get back only after valid tests
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