[linux-dvb] [BUG] FusionHDTV5 Lite

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Tue Sep 13 01:43:57 CEST 2005


w-thiel at gmx.net wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 02:23:44PM -0400, Michael Krufky wrote:
> 
>>...
>>I can only zap once.... During these tests, I am using azap and mplayer. 
>> I have noticed that after viewing a stream, if I kill azap and try to 
>>zap to another channel, mplayer receives no ts data, although azap 
>>reports status 1F.  The only way to restore functionality is to remove 
>>the module and re-insert it:
>>...
> 
> 
> I had a similiar problem some time ago with Skystar 2.6B and szap.
> I added a SIGINT wrapper that closes all open filedescriptors, and since
> then, it's mostly working as expected.
> The wrapper is for a userland program.
> Of course, the driver should handle this fine, but it didn't.
> I still think there is some problem somewhere in the driver's code
> somewhere; see the 'lost lock' problem and others, that seem to be
> fixed sometimes, but not _always_.

Thanks for the advice... I've already fixed the problem by ignoring FBUS 
& FDSR errors & adding resync... (Thank's to Manu's suggestion) Now it 
works very well - even better than it's cx88-based 'Gold' counterpart.

Only bug left is the problem where no TS data comes through after using 
the analog tuner, but I think I know how to fix that in bttv-cards.c ... 
Mac has given some feedback about this issue as well, and I don't think 
it will be too difficult to fix.  It looks like some GPIO gets written 
where it shouldn't, and I think all I should need to do is mask it. 
Today's not the day though... I have that card all set up in a machine 
that will be recording 2 hour's worth of PRISON BREAK on Fox, starting 
any minute...

Maybe later on tonight, if I have the energy...

-- 
Michael Krufky



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