[linux-dvb] Close tzap and cannot lock frequency anymore?

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Tue Oct 17 02:16:30 CEST 2006

Am Montag, den 16.10.2006, 22:14 +0400 schrieb Manu Abraham:
> Chun Chung Lo wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I wonder during I am capturing TS stream by using a DVB-T card (Compro
> > Videomate T300) in a Linux PC (2.6.16-18), I followed the instructions
> > shown in linuxtv-dvb-apps and run tzap and capture TS.
> > 
> > Because I think all the parameters are written into the hardware of the
> > tuner, and the tzap also shown FE_HAS_LOCKED, so I think I have no need
> > to keep polling the tuner and I switched off tzap.
> > 
> > But when I switched off tzap, I found that my TS capturing is stoped! (I
> > found that some TS data is missing in the captured TS file.) But when I
> > keep tzap running, no such problem occur.
> When you stop *zap, the default behavior of dvb-core is to switch off
> the frontend after a predefined period of time, to save power. So what
> you are seeing is the default behavior. If you want to turn OFF this
> behavior, you can use the module parameter dvb_shutdown_timeout=0 to
> dvb_core, such that this feature is disabled.
> Manu

Hi Manu,

it seems there has been a reason, when Johannes asked Gerd on 2.6.12 to
take care for his own stuff ...

That above won't work, AFAIK.

Best Regards,

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