[linux-dvb] Terratec Cinergy 1200 DVB-T

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Wed Mar 23 22:18:38 CET 2005

On Wednesday 23 March 2005 22:00, Karsten Dello wrote:

Sorry about not reading the whole thread.

> > Looks like the driver loaded correctly. Please cross check
> > whether the firmware is installed correctly and that the driver
> > doesn't complain about missing firmware or failed upload.
> Seems to be okay
> - at least there are no complaints in syslog or dmesg.
> > So the problem might be that the scan has a timeout.
> That would explain  why vdr works but scan can't find anything,
> wouldn't it?

If scan failed and vdr works (you can watch tv) it would somehow indicate
a problem in the section filtering, which is the part of data handling that
delivers data that is not audio, video or any other major part of the stream

> > Please try to duplicate the entries in the initial config file,
> > this should give the tuner more time to lock.
> That's the sad part: doesn't work for me,

<reading whole thread to get some background>

First off why should the tuner have more time to lock? What's the maximum wait
time for a lock in scan?

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Alexis de Lattre wrote:
> So :
> - with the CVS drivers, the firmware can't be uploaded ;
> - with the DVB drivers in, the firmware is uploaded OK but the
> card doesn't work :-(

Are you sure that the 2.6.11 drivers actually report a failed transfer?
IIRC, Johannes cleared up those messages after 2.6.11..

Karsten Dello wrote:
> i have the following files in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware.
> according to /etc/hotplug/firmware.agent that location seems to be okay.

Could we get the relevant section from dmesg/syslog?


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