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

ferrag hamza hferraggreat at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 14:36:59 CEST 2010


Hi Hans,

Thanks for your quick feedback.

Any other suggestions guys ? .


Thanks in advance.

Hamza Ferrag.

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 2:34 PM, ferrag hamza <hferraggreat at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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>>
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