[linux-dvb] DVICO 5 USB loses FE_LOCK
mrechberger at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 03:55:21 CEST 2006
Someone also reported this issue with em28xx based devices and a
2.6.16 kernel sounds like a bug in the usbsubsystem...
On 4/5/06, David Shay <davideshay at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/4/06, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> > David Shay wrote:
> > > I have a DVICO5 Fusion USB gold box and have gotten it up and running
> > > OK. I am running 2.6.16 and using the drivers provided in the
> > > kernel. Sometimes, however, if I run azap on a channel, it gets
> > > FE_LOCK, all is fine, then I ctrl-C to stop azap. If I run azap
> > > again, I will not get FE_LOCK. If I rmmod dvb_usb_cxusb and then
> > > modprobe it again, it repairs the symptom. I am not getting any
> > > errors in dmesg.
> > >
> > > This has happened on two separate systems, as well. Both gentoo, both
> > > 2.6.16. One's a pentium-4 and the other an epia.
> > >
> > > Any other debugging or other information I can provide?
> > David-
> > Thank you for writing about this. I added support for the DViCO
> > Bluebird devices, and I am also experiencing the same issue when using
> > the driver under 2.6.16 ... The device is able to recover when you
> > remove and re-insert the module, or if you disconnect and reconnect the
> > device, but that isn't practical, considering that you are probably
> > relying on the box to work in order to record HD programs.
> > I have spoken to Patrick about this, and he tells me that the same bug
> > exists in other dvb-usb devices, and also flexcop-usb boxes. I don't
> > have a flexcop-usb device to test with, but I do have some ideas as to
> > how to prevent this from happening on the FusionHDTV boxes.
> Does this occur on other kernels? Would a temporary kernel down-grade
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