[linux-dvb] How might a SATA drive interfere with DVB-S
rnissl at gmx.de
Mon Feb 20 23:03:22 CET 2006
Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
>> today I've replaced my system drive (PATA) by a SATA one to send the
>> PATA drive in for repair.
>> And now, VDR reports a lot of TS discontinuities and it's c*Repackers
>> complain about bad packets. Before exchanging the drive, I've only had
>> such errors immediately after switching to a new transponder.
>> So it looks like the drive interferes in any way with DVB-S reception
>> (NOVA-S). Is there anything I could check to solve this issue?
> Does it only happen on specific frequencies?
> Does femon show uncorrectable block errors?
> If not, I'd rather think the SATA driver screws up irq
> latency. You could try Ingo's buffer size patch, if you
> have the same kind of Nova card.
I'll have a look at it tomorrow. Thanks.
Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
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