[linux-dvb] skystar2 cards go to sleep?

Delaunay Christophe christophe.delaunay at thomson.net
Thu Mar 3 11:50:14 CET 2005


Hi Niklas,

You just wrote :

>Vladimir Shved wrote:
>> It seems like Skystar2 cards stop responding to commands after a while.
>> Usually I can not reproduce the problem but if I leave it running for the
>> night I find that my vdr system goes in to loop of reloading drivers. Femon
>> shows signal but the card does not seem to switch to another transponder,
>> usually only reboot solves the problem. What's wrong with SkyStar2 drivers,
>> is there any workarounds? I tried to run femon in background to see if I
>> could keep the card awake but it just did not help. Thanks.

>The problem is known, but there is no solution yet. As a workaround with 
>VDR you can disable EPG-scan.

Here, I'm experiencing the same problem with a skystar2 but with an application but with a homemade application. How should I patch the application in order to reproduce an equivalent of VDR's EPG-scan disabling please ?

Many thanks in advance for any advice. Have a nice day. Chris




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