[linux-dvb] [Fwd: Mantis gpio_set_bits() fix]

Michel Verbraak michel at verbraak.org
Fri Mar 30 17:10:05 CEST 2007


Marko,

Did not have time yet to find out. Next weekend I will have a look into 
it and report back.

Regards,

Michel.

Marko Ristola schreef:
>
> Hi Michel,
>
> Great that the fix helped you.
>
> The last problem might well be with the card, because
> those channels don't work under Windows either.
>
> Do you have any clue that how those channels differ from the ones that 
> you find
> with a scan? Astra might have details of their channels in their Website.
>
> Here in Finland on some cards DVB text
> works under Linux, but not under Windows. Extracting text from TS
> is done in software.
>
> Regards,
> Marko Ristola
>
> Michel Verbraak kirjoitti:
>> Marko Ristola schreef:
>>>
>>>
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>>>
>>>
>>> Onderwerp:
>>> Mantis gpio_set_bits() fix
>>> Van:
>>> Marko Ristola <marko.ristola at kolumbus.fi>
>>> Datum:
>>> Sat, 17 Mar 2007 11:14:08 +0200
>>> Aan:
>>> Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com>
>>>
>>> Aan:
>>> Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Manu,
>>>
>>> Here is a bugfix for gpio_set_bits().
>>> What do you think about this bugfix?
>>>
>>> The bug is that the function is only able to turn the given
>>> bit on, but it can never turn a bit off.
>>>
>>> My patch fixes that issue.
>>>
>>> With my patched version gpio_set_bits is able to turn a single bit
>>> on or off.
>>>
>>> I haven't verified that it actually does turn the device's power off 
>>> when requested.
>>> I tested only rmmod and insmod. It seems to work with this version:
>>> I haven't seen a lost frontend.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Marko Ristola
>> This patch solves also the modulation change problem (18v or 13v). I 
>> can now receive and scan the same channels as the Windows driver is 
>> capable of.
>>
>> I still have the problem that the driver cannot tune to all available 
>> channels on a satellite. The windows driver has the same problem. 
>> Could this be a problem of the card?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Michel.
>>
>>
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