[linux-dvb] Re: Continuity Errors with tda10021 (Re: Distordedvideo with Cinergy1200 DVB-C)

slickhenry slickh at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 00:21:17 CET 2005

Robert Schlabbach:
> From: "slickhenry" <slickh at gmail.com>
>> Transport_error_indicator remains 0 all the time, while the continuity
>> counters seem to indicate lots of lost ts-packets for the garbled
>> channels. Is there any way of rectifying this or reasearch where
>> they are lost?
> First thing you could try is fiddling with the SAA7146A PCI burst and
> FIFO threshold settings. I think the "most compatible" values are PCI
> burst = 16 DWORDs (4) and FIFO threshold = 32 DWORDs (3). So check what
> value is written to SAA7146A register 0x48 and try if using value
> 0x00130000 helps.


Previously the driver wrote 0x101f1c00 to 0x48 on initialisation
(with a "fixme: find some sane values here..."-comment) and 0x001c0000
when starting capture. 

I changed this to 0x00130000, but alas; no change in behaviour. I'm still
losing packets. :(

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