[linux-dvb] Pinnsat problems with kernel 2.6.17-rc1

Helmut Auer vdr at helmutauer.de
Mon Apr 10 19:52:50 CEST 2006

> However there is still one bug in the driver:
> If my box does a cold start or a warm start, and I try to start an
> application, the following
> things happen:
> The first mouse click on a TV channel activates the relay of my Pinnacle
> PCTVSAT card.
> But the playback does not start at all, no matter if kaffeine, xawtv-4.0,
> MPlayer or xine are the
> explicit applications. In so far this IS a driver issue.
> A second mouse click on the same channel or a different one is neccessary to
> get the
> video playback started.
> But please notice: This error only happens once: after a cold start or a
> warm start of the box.
> My questions:
> 1. Is there anybody around sharing the same experience with another bt8xx
> card or even with
> the Pinnacle PCTVSAT?
I have the same problem, using vdr and a Technotrend S1400. In that case 
it was definitely a dieseqc problem.
After my diseqc switch was broken and I was forced to use a non diseqc 
solution, the problem was gone.

Helmut Auer, helmut at helmutauer.de 

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