[linux-dvb] Antother problem with mt352

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Fri Mar 18 23:11:48 CET 2005

On Friday 18 March 2005 22:28, Rainer Schubert wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, [iso-8859-15] François-Xavier Payet wrote:
> > My card is finally working quite well, but I still have got a problem
> > The image is perfect for a few seconds, but then it become badder and badder
> With my card (300i) it's working for half an hour or more without errors,
> but if I zap too fast from one channel to the next or even to a random
> channel, I get the same read errors that you have seen.
> There are more registers than just reg=1 presenting problems with reading,
> buit as I don't really know what they are doing, I can't be of any use to 
> you.
> > From the moment the image begins to get bad, dmesg gets me this message :
> >  mt352_read_register: readreg error (reg=1, ret==-5)
> >
> > Does anyone knows something about this?
> Maybe kraxel at bytesex.org (Gerd Knorr) can tell you what to do. If he does,
> please let me know what he suggested.

There is a comment about the STATUS_* registers in mt352.c that states that
if they are read to fast the pinnacle might loose lock. Would you please
care to try the attached patch, which limits the read to two times a sec?

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