[linux-dvb] dib0700 problems (nova-T usb stick)

Stephen Rowles stephen at rowles.org.uk
Tue Jun 12 18:23:59 CEST 2007

Soeren Moch wrote:
> Hello Stephen,
> at http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76793/v4l-dvb.patch
> you can find a patch for the dvb-usb-dib0700 driver, which should
> - solve vdr tuning problems
> - give you correct lock flags
> - give you (at least old) data for signal strength and error rate
> - decrease the usb disconnect rate of this stick
> Unfortunately I could not solve the disconnect problem at all.
> other thread:
>> The reason for the whole TS is one to avoid tuning channels all the 
>> time.. 
> Here I have good news for you: as long as you are not tuning, no
> disconnect should occur with the patch.
> This patch probably breaks other (non dib7000p) dvb-usb devices. But
> this ugly hack might be nothing for the mainline anyway.
> S:oren
Just to say I've tried your "ugly hack" and it seems to work just great :)

I do get the occasional:

lounge kernel: mt2060 I2C write failed

in /var/log/messages but I can now stream the whole TS and my apps are 
happy with their fake status.

Thank you :)

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