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

Uwe Bugla uwe.bugla at gmx.de
Tue Apr 11 11:57:53 CEST 2006

> --- Ursprüngliche Nachricht ---
> Von: Helmut Auer <vdr at helmutauer.de>
> An: Uwe Bugla <uwe.bugla at gmx.de>
> Kopie: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Betreff: Re: [linux-dvb] Pinnsat problems with kernel 2.6.17-rc1
> Datum: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 19:52:50 +0200
> Hi,
> > 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 

I do not work with diseqc at all, so I state again that this is no
application problem, no diseqc problem, but a problem somewhere in the
driver code (perhaps having to do with aan unsufficient sleep function?).


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