[linux-dvb] Fwd: Problem with Twinhan 102g not being recognized

Corey Ashford yeroca at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 28 19:22:12 CET 2008


I tried changing the PCI latency from 64 to 32 on my machine, but it
made no difference; the 102g (VP-1022A Ver 2.0?) is still not
recognized.

- Corey
--- Corey Ashford <yeroca at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I found some more information on this Twinhan card - there's a
> sticker
> on the card that changes the version number from VP-1022A VER 2.0, to
> 102g.
> 
> I don't know if that's just a marketing change or what, but I now
> find
> more information using google about VP-1022A.  There's a fairly long
> thread on this mailing list, in which a patch is posted here:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2007-February/015866.html
> but then in a subsequent email the next day, the patch is retracted:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2007-February/015872.html
> 
> which says,
>     "Scrap that patch  I did! It only applies to some Twinhan cards.
> I
> spotted the fault
> 
>     "bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:00:0f.0, irq: 10, latency: 128,
> mmio:
> 
>     0xde001000"
> 
>     You need to change your bios settings and change pci latency to
> 32.
> 
> If Matthew Hagan still posts to this mailing list, do you still
> consider that to be the right fix for the 102g/VP-1022A?
> 
> I will try this out.
> 
> - Corey
> 
> 
> --- Corey Ashford <yeroca at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 23:14:11 -0800 (PST)
> > From: Corey Ashford <yeroca at yahoo.com>
> > To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> > Subject: [linux-dvb] Problem with Twinhan 102g not being recognized
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > A little background first...
> > 
> > I've recently switched over from using MyTheater on Windows to
> MythTV
> > under Fedora 8.  I'm running the latest Fedora 8 kernel,
> 2.6.23.14-107. 
> > Under Windows XP, I was able to use my Twinhan 102g card with the
> FTA
> > satellite antenna I have.  However, under linux, it appears the
> card
> > is
> > not recognized properly.  I actually have two bt878-based cards in
> my
> > system.. a Twinhan 3250 ATSC card which is recognized and is
> working
> > properly, and a Twinhan 102g which is not recognized completely.
> > 
> > If I rmmod bttv, bt878, dvb_bt8xx, dst, and then /sbin/modprobe
> bttv,
> > I
> > get this:
> > 
> > [corey at Family_Room log]# dmesg -c
> > bttv: driver version 0.9.17 loaded
> > bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
> > bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
> > bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:0a.0, irq: 21, latency: 64, mmio:
> > 0xbfefe000
> > bttv0: detected: Twinhan VisionPlus DVB [card=113], PCI subsystem
> ID
> > is
> > 1822:000
> > 1
> > bttv0: using: Twinhan DST + clones [card=113,autodetected]
> > bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00f36cff [init]
> > bttv0: tuner absent
> > bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
> > bttv: Bt8xx card found (1).
> > bttv1: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:0b.0, irq: 16, latency: 64, mmio:
> > 0xbfefc000
> > bttv1: detected: Twinhan VisionPlus DVB [card=113], PCI subsystem
> ID
> > is
> > 1822:000
> > 1
> > bttv1: using: Twinhan DST + clones [card=113,autodetected]
> > bttv1: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=00f5ffff [init]
> > bttv1: tuner absent
> > bttv1: add subdevice "dvb1"
> > bt878: AUDIO driver version 0.0.0 loaded
> > bt878: Bt878 AUDIO function found (0).
> > ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:0a.1[A] -> GSI 22 (level, low) -> IRQ
> 21
> > bt878_probe: card id=[0x11822],[ Twinhan VisionPlus DVB ] has DVB
> > functions.
> > bt878(0): Bt878 (rev 17) at 02:0a.1, irq: 21, latency: 64, memory:
> > 0xbfeff000
> > bt878: Bt878 AUDIO function found (1).
> > ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:0b.1[A] -> GSI 23 (level, low) -> IRQ
> 16
> > bt878_probe: card id=[0x11822],[ Twinhan VisionPlus DVB ] has DVB
> > functions.
> > bt878(1): Bt878 (rev 17) at 02:0b.1, irq: 16, latency: 64, memory:
> > 0xbfefd000
> > DVB: registering new adapter (bttv0)
> > dst(0) dst_get_device_id: Recognise [ATSCAD]
> > DST type flags : 0x10 firmware version = 2
> > dst(0) dst_get_mac: MAC Address=[00:08:ca:16:cb:00]
> > dst(0) dst_get_tuner_info: DST TYpe = MULTI FE
> > dst(0) dst_get_tuner_info: DST type has TS=188
> > dst(0) dst_fw_ver: Firmware Ver = 1.3 Build = 06, on 9:45, 1-3-2005
> > dst(0) dst_card_type: Device Model=[VP32500]
> > dst(0) dst_get_vendor: Vendor=[TWINHAN]
> > DVB: registering frontend 0 (DST ATSC)...
> > DVB: registering new adapter (bttv1)
> > dst(1) dst_get_device_id: Recognise [DST-03T]
> > dst(1) dst_get_device_id: Unsupported
> > dst(1) dst_get_device_id: Unsupported
> > dst(1) dst_get_device_id: [DST-03T] has a [MB 86A15]
> > dst(1) dst_get_device_id: [DST-03T] has a [MB 86A15]
> > DST type flags : 0x2 ts204 0x4 symdiv 0x10 firmware version = 2
> > dst(1) dst_get_mac: MAC Address=[00:08:ca:16:bc:00]
> > DVB: registering frontend 1 (DST DVB-S)...
> > 
> > Besides the "Unsupported" error, my evidence that the card is not
> > working is that I cannot get any channels out of a scan.  I know I
> > have
> > the right frequency, symbol rate, and polarity, etc.  The card is
> > sort
> > of working, in that diseqc commands are making it to the rotor, but
> I
> > think the tuner is not recognized, so tuning in a stream simply
> does
> > not work.
> > 
> > I tried doing the modprobe of the modules one at a time, but it
> > appears
> > that bttv is bringing in the other three modules automatically, and
> I
> > don't know how to add the "verbose" parameter when it does that.
> > 
> > I've also tried
> > /sbin/modprobe bttv card=113 card=113
> > but the driver seemed to ignore those options.
> > 
> > Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> > 
> > Thanks for your consideration,
> > 
> > - Corey
> > 
> > 
> >      
> >
>
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