[linux-dvb] Strage SkyStar HD modprobe

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 22:23:39 CEST 2007

Konstantin Dimitrov wrote:
> On 10/15/07, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Konstantin Dimitrov wrote:
>>> hg clone, make and make install just before 5 minutes and the latest
>>> version of the driver works with my Skystar HD and i can tune to both
>>> DVB-S and DVB-S2, although for modprobe problem more time for testing
>>> is needed, until now i have experinced the modprobe problem only once
>>> and needed to shutdown my computer 3 times in a row to be able to tune
>>> channels again, but i'm receiving fairly frequently the following
>>> message:
>> You get a consistent LOCK on DVB-S
>> Oct 14 11:13:27 debian kernel: stb0899_read_status: Delivery system DVB-S/DSS
>> Oct 14 11:13:27 debian kernel: _stb0899_read_reg: Reg=[0xf50d], data=18
>> Oct 14 11:13:27 debian kernel: stb0899_read_status: --------> FE_HAS_CARRIER | FE_HAS_LOCK
>> Oct 14 11:13:27 debian kernel: _stb0899_read_reg: Reg=[0xf58c], data=18
>> Oct 14 11:13:27 debian kernel: stb0899_read_status: --------> FE_HAS_VITERBI | FE_HAS_SYNC
>> Regards to the modprobe problem, can you please outline it a bit more ?
>> I am not following what you mean here.
> usually i get about 80% successful locks with DVB-S (the logs are in
> http://xkodi.svobodno.com/stb0899/nrjhits.tar.gz) and 90% successful
> locks with DVB-S2 (the logs are in
> http://xkodi.svobodno.com/stb0899/pro7hd.tar.gz), but from time to
> time i get "FE_DISEQC_SEND_BURST failed: Connection timed out" message
> and when that message shows i get significant drop in successful locks
> - only 9 successful locks out of 20 tries (the logs are in
> http://xkodi.svobodno.com/stb0899/nrjhits_diseqc.tar.gz), so i'm
> wondering what "FE_DISEQC_SEND_BURST failed: Connection timed out"
> means and why it shows and affects so badly the locking ability

Ok. Can you please test initially without a diseqc. Let's get the odd man out 
first and see from start.


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