[linux-dvb] How to use scan-s2?

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 20:30:19 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Darron Broad <darron at kewl.org> wrote:

> In message <c74595dc0901260753x8b9185fu33f2a96ffbe13016 at mail.gmail.com>,
> Alex Betis wrote:
> lo
> <snip>
> >
> >The bug is in S2API that doesn't return ANY error message at all :)
> >So the tuner is left locked on previous channel.
> >
> >There are many things that can be done in driver to improve the situation,
> >but I'll leave it to someone who has card with cx24116 chips.
> When tuning the event status should change to 0 and if
> it stays that way the tuning operation failed.
> If you read the frontend status directly then you will
> retrieve the state of the previous tuning operation
> that suceeded.

What do you call an event status and what direct status?

scan-s2 uses FE_READ_STATUS that always success and indicates channel lock,
even if cx24116 driver returned an error due to AUTO parameters.

> If this the above is not true then it needs investigation.
> cya
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