[linux-dvb] skystar2 cards go to sleep?

Vladimir Shved vshved at logistic-systems.com
Thu Mar 3 18:12:23 CET 2005

I just want to point out that it does not help. EPG-Scan was disabled here
at all times and problem would come back every time. I even tried skystar2
module options, like enable_hw_filters=0, and once the problem came up when
overlapping timer started on the same channel.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org]
> On Behalf Of Delaunay Christophe
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 3:50 AM
> To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Subject: RE: [linux-dvb] skystar2 cards go to sleep?
> Hi Niklas,
> You just wrote :
> >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.
> >The problem is known, but there is no solution yet. As a workaround with
> >VDR you can disable EPG-scan.
> Here, I'm experiencing the same problem with a skystar2 but with an
> application but with a homemade application. How should I patch the
> application in order to reproduce an equivalent of VDR's EPG-scan
> disabling please ?
> Many thanks in advance for any advice. Have a nice day. Chris

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