[linux-dvb] Lost lock problems over extended periods of time

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Wed Jun 8 11:13:44 CEST 2005


Andrew de Quincey wrote:
>>>That is sort of what I was thinking in desperation and my first hack :)
>>>The only thing it didn't do is set the tone/voltage settings again -
>>>which may explain why the first hack didn't retune - thats what I'm
>>>trying now - a combination of set tone/voltage plus reset & FE settings.
>>But i was thinking whether we would treating the symptom in that case ..
>>I was wondering why the lock goes off at all in the first case ..
> 
> Oh yeah, I agree the hack is doing stuff with the symptoms - I'm just trying 
> to identify what fixes it so we can track down the cause.
> 
> Do the multiswitches where you saw the problem support anything about 
> tone/voltage switching BTW?
> 

No switches.. connected directly..
DVB-Card-->Splitter-->Amplifier-->LNB.

The amplifier was there because of a long RG-11 cable.. The Amplifier 
was near the LNB (approx 10m away, to reduce input noise)


Manu




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