[linux-dvb] FIX: No recovery after lost lock

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Aug 31 19:20:41 CEST 2005


Dominique Dumont wrote:
> Johannes Stezenbach <js at linuxtv.org> writes:
> 
> > No more people with SAT-equipment willing to test and/or comment on
> > this?
> 
> I've tested the lost lock problem by cutting the signal by placing an
> iron bar in front of the sattellite LNB (who could imagine that a 2
> meter iron bar is handy to debug a kernel driver ;-) )
> 
> With Twinhan cards and tuning with 'szap -r -x' I did not see any
> difference: once the lock is lost, it's lost for good.
> 
> But with a NOVA-CI and tuning with vdr, I can recover the image and
> sound when I remove the iron bar with the commented out code.
> 
> I've verified that I cannot get the image back with the original code.

Thanks a lot.

I now need to figure out what the code in question was intended
to do, and why it causes this problem...

Johannes




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