[linux-dvb] Nova-T 500 issues

Ben Firshman ben at firshman.co.uk
Fri Feb 1 22:07:49 CET 2008


Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   11.072000] dvb-usb: found a 
'Hauppauge Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T' in cold state, will try to load a firmware
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   11.132000] dvb-usb: downloading 
firmware from file 'dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw'
...
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   11.844000] dvb-usb: found a 
'Hauppauge Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T' in warm state.
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   11.844000] dvb-usb: will pass the 
complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   11.844000] DVB: registering new 
adapter (Hauppauge Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T)
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   11.956000] DVB: registering frontend 
1 (DiBcom 3000MC/P)...
...
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   12.500000] dvb-usb: will pass the 
complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   12.500000] DVB: registering new 
adapter (Hauppauge Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T)
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   12.508000] DVB: registering frontend 
2 (DiBcom 3000MC/P)...
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   13.068000] input: IR-receiver inside 
an USB DVB receiver as /class/input/input2
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   13.068000] dvb-usb: schedule remote 
query interval to 150 msecs.
Feb  1 20:52:04 mythtv kernel: [   13.068000] dvb-usb: Hauppauge Nova-T 
500 Dual DVB-T successfully initialized and connected.

Got the tree from the day of your message, and I'm still having 
problems. I'm not the only one either:

http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-January/022629.html

Thanks

Ben

Nicolas Will wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-27 at 14:30 +0000, Ben Firshman wrote:
>> I am using the (almost) latest SVN version of mythtv. I am using the  
>> v4l-dvb sources from a couple of days back. I have followed and used  
>> the patches that were on (are they in the repos now?):
>>
>> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-NOVA-T-500
>>
>> After a short while, one of the tuners dies. I get a "(L__) Partial  
>> Lock" message from mythtv. If it's any help, I also get messages like:
>>
>> DVB: frontend 0 frequency limits undefined - fix the driver
>>
>> In syslog, but that's even when it's working fine.
> 
> 
> Weird issue that I never encountered since I started using the card in
> August...
> 
> Get a brand new tree, there have been a lot of changes very recently,
> merge of old patches and new fixes too.
> 
> Make sure that you have the right firmware too.
> 
> Then do a cold reboot, going through a power down, then check in the
> messages that the card was found in a cold state before a firmware
> upload.
> 
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-NOVA-T-500#Firmware
> 
> Nico
> 
> 
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