[linux-dvb] TeVii S470 Tunning Issue (Kernel 2.6.27-21)

ferrag hamza hferraggreat at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 14:34:18 CEST 2010


Hi Hans,



On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:57 PM, Hans Houwaard <hans at ginder.xs4all.nl>wrote:

> I don't really know why, but it happens sometimes on my machine with the
> same card as well. When I have problems, I power off the computer and then
> restart it again. The card will not properly load or function untill I do.
> There is probably some hardware lock that needs to be reset by powering off
> the card.
>
> The loading of the firmware sometimes takes a couple of seconds in my
> machine, it's not very fast. Besides check if the card, which is on a PCI-1x
> slot, doesn't share an IRQ with the onboard soundcard. That will seriously
> effect the performance of both the card and the sound.
>
> Good luck,
>
> Hans
>
> Op 13-07-10 20:28, Hamza Ferrag schreef:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I am trying to install a 'Tevii S470' card  from TeVii technology as
>> described  here http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/TeVii_S470.
>>
>> My configuration is :
>>
>> - intel x86 platform
>> - Kernel 2.6.27-21
>> - tevii_ds3000.tar.gz (firmware archive from
>> http://tevii.com/tevii_ds3000.tar.gz ),
>> - s2-liplianin  mercurial sources ( from
>> http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin)last<http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin%29last>changes at 05/29/2010,
>>
>> All work fine i.e drivers/firmware installation after madprobe a right
>> modules.
>>
>> # lsmod
>> Module                  Size  Used by    Not tainted
>> cx23885                82416  0
>> tveeprom                9348  1 cx23885
>> btcx_risc               1928  1 cx23885
>> cx2341x                 7748  1 cx23885
>> ir_common              23936  1 cx23885
>> videobuf_dma_sg         5060  1 cx23885
>> ir_core                 3596  2 cx23885,ir_common
>> v4l2_common             8896  2 cx23885,cx2341x
>> videodev               25376  2 cx23885,v4l2_common
>> videobuf_dvb            2820  1 cx23885
>> videobuf_core           8388  3 cx23885,videobuf_dma_sg,videobuf_dvb
>> lnbp21                  1024  0
>> dvb_core               54832  2 cx23885,videobuf_dvb
>> ds3000                  9668  1
>>
>>
>> # dmesg
>> Linux video capture interface: v2.00
>> cx23885 driver version 0.0.2 loaded
>> CORE cx23885[0]: subsystem: d470:9022, board: TeVii S470
>> [card=15,autodetected]
>> cx23885_dvb_register() allocating 1 frontend(s)
>> cx23885[0]: cx23885 based dvb card
>> DS3000 chip version: 0.192 attached.
>> DVB: registering new adapter (cx23885[0])
>> DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Montage Technology
>> DS3000/TS2020)...
>> cx23885_dev_checkrevision() Hardware revision = 0xb0
>> cx23885[0]/0: found at 0000:03:00.0, rev: 2, irq: 11, latency: 0, mmio:
>> 0xdf800000
>> cx23885 0000:03:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
>> tun: Universal TUN/TAP device driver, 1.6
>>
>>
>>
>> A problem appear when tunning card using szap-s2 :
>>
>> # szap-s2 szap-s2 -c /root/channels.conf -x -M 5 -C 89 -l 9750 -S 1 MyCh
>>
>> reading channels from file '/root/channels.conf'
>> zapping to 1 'MyCh':
>> delivery DVB-S2, modulation 8PSK
>> sat 0, frequency 8420 MHz V, symbolrate 29400000, coderate 8/9,rolloff
>> 0.35
>> vpid 0x0286, apid 0x1fff, sid 0x0000
>> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
>> ds3000_firmware_ondemand: Waiting for firmware upload
>> (dvb-fe-ds3000.fw)...
>> firmware: requesting dvb-fe-ds3000.fw
>> ds3000_firmware_ondemand: Waiting for firmware upload(2)...
>> ds3000_firmware_ondemand: No firmware uploaded (timeout or file not
>> found?)
>> ds3000_tune: Unable initialise the firmware
>>
>> Apparently it can't locate a firmware file,  yet :
>>
>> # ls -l  /lib/firmware/
>> -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root         8192 May  3 07:09 dvb-fe-ds3000.fw
>>
>>
>> Any ideas why this happens?
>>
>> Thanks and best regards,
>>
>> Hamza Ferrag
>>
>>
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