[linux-dvb] skystar2 cards go to sleep?

Niklas Peinecke n.peinecke at web.de
Thu Mar 3 08:49:03 CET 2005

Vladimir Shved wrote:
> It seems like Skystar2 cards stop responding to commands after a while.
> Usually I can not reproduce the problem but if I leave it running for the
> night I find that my vdr system goes in to loop of reloading drivers. Femon
> shows signal but the card does not seem to switch to another transponder,
> usually only reboot solves the problem. What's wrong with SkyStar2 drivers,
> is there any workarounds? I tried to run femon in background to see if I
> could keep the card awake but it just did not help. Thanks.
> --Vlad

The problem is known, but there is no solution yet. As a workaround with 
VDR you can disable EPG-scan.


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