[linux-dvb] StarBox 2, no signal

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Thu Oct 12 09:31:23 CEST 2006


Hi,

support for the Starbox2 is only available from v4l-dvb development tree 
or in Linux 2.6.19.

Patrick.

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On Wed, 11 Oct 2006, N.E.Whiteford at soton.ac.uk wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to get a StarBox 2 working. I've tried it with 2.6.15 and 2.6.16 
> kernel systems (both debian testing). After downloading the firmware from 
> www.linuxtv.org the device seems to initialise correctly here is the dmesg 
> output (on the 2.6.15 system):
> 
> usb 4-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
> 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:15:7c:9e
> vp702x: system string: USB702X
> DVB: registering frontend 0 (Twinhan DST-like frontend (VP7021/VP7020) 
> DVB-S)...
> input: IR-receiver inside an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input3
> dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 400 msecs.
> dvb-usb: TwinhanDTV StarBox DVB-S USB2.0 (VP7021) successfully initialized and 
> connected.
> 
> I then try to tune it with szap using frequency information which I believe to 
> be correct, on any of the channels I've tried I get the following output:
> 
> navlaptop:~# szap -c ~/channels-hotbird.conf Euronews
> reading channels from file '/root/channels-hotbird.conf'
> zapping to 1 'Euronews':
> sat 0, frequency = 11034 MHz V, symbolrate 27500000, vpid = 0x0398, apid = 
> 0x03a3
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | FE_HAS_LOCK
> 
> I also get the following error on dmesg:
> 
> "vp702x: usb in operation failed."
> 
> Any advice?
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> 
> 
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