[linux-dvb] usb-vp702x: Can't record dvb-stream

Rainer Schubert lintv at dl6hbo.inka.de
Tue Mar 7 17:12:31 CET 2006


On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, David Fröhlich wrote:

> Hi,

Hi David, list,

> I try to get an external USB DVB-S Box from Typhoon working with my linux
> server.

OK.

> The USB-Box is the one from
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB_USB#TwinhanDTV_StarBox_-_DVB-S
>
> I'm using a vanilla linux 2.6.15.5 kernel.
>
> Here is the output of dmesg:
> ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ----------
> usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
> dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)' in cold state,
> will
> try to load a firmware
> dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-vp702x-01.fw' to the
> 'Cypress F
> X2'
> dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021) successfully initialized
> and c
> onnected.
> usb 1-4: USB disconnect, address 2
> dvb-usb: generic DVB-USB module successfully deinitialized and
> disconnected.
> usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
> dvb-usb: found a 'TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)' in warm state.
> dvb-usb: will use the device's hardware PID filter (table count: 8).
> DVB: registering new adapter (TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021)).
> dvb-usb: MAC address: 00:08:ca:15:84:4c
> vp702x: system string: USB702X
> DVB: registering frontend 0 (Twinhan DST-like frontend (VP7021/VP7020)
> DVB-S)...
> dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021) successfully initialized
> and c
> onnected.
> ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ----------
>
> So far, everything looks good.

Yes indeed.

> But I'm not able to record a dvb-stream with mplayer:
> ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ----------
> dvb_tune Freq: 11953000
> dvb_streaming_read, attempt N. 6 failed with errno 0 when reading 2048
> bytes
> dvb_streaming_read, attempt N. 5 failed with errno 0 when reading 2048
> bytes
> dvb_streaming_read, attempt N. 4 failed with errno 0 when reading 2048
> bytes
> dvb_streaming_read, attempt N. 3 failed with errno 0 when reading 2048
> bytes
> dvb_streaming_read, attempt N. 2 failed with errno 0 when reading 2048
> bytes
> dvb_streaming_read, attempt N. 1 failed with errno 0 when reading 2048
> bytes
> ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ----------

Try "tzap -r station" where "station" is a name from your channels.conf
file.

Without the "-r" option, there is just tuning, but nothing will be
received (there is no output for you to record).

> Any hints?
>
> regards,
> David

Regards,
Rainer
-- 
Rainer Schubert - Linux TV User
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