[linux-dvb] new KNC One TV Station

Gregor Fuis gujs.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 11:32:53 CEST 2008


Is there really no one who knows something about that card. I would just
like to know if I keep it or not.

Thanks,
Gregor

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 3:42 PM, Gregor Fuis <gujs.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I recently bought new KNC One TV Station card with Cineview CI module. When
> I installed it, it was detected and worked with no problems. I just noticed
> that tuner is not that sensitive and has a little problems with signal
> strentgh in some cases (rain, bad weather) where TT 2300S Premium didn't
> have. The problem got bigger when I tried Cineview module. I inserted
> Viaccess CAM module and RTV Slovenija smartcard. When I inserted CAM, card
> at the same moment lost lock of signal and signal was not good enough to
> lock again. When I get CAM out of the CI signal doesn't lock until I restart
> szap.
>
> I think that this card is not supported directly because lspci reports
> Unknown KNC One card. Is someone working on drivers to support this card?
>
> lspci output:
> 03:0f.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 (rev 01)
>         Subsystem: KNC One Unknown device 0016
>         Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr-
> Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
>         Status: Cap- 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort-
> <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
>         Latency: 32 (3750ns min, 9500ns max)
>         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 17
>         Region 0: Memory at ff7ff000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512]
>
>
> dmesg reports this:
> [   28.572224] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
> [   28.702747] saa7146: register extension 'budget_av'.
> [   28.702815] ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:03:0f.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low)
> -> IRQ 17
> [   28.702853] saa7146: found saa7146 @ mem f8986000 (revision 1, irq 17)
> (0x1894,0x0016).
> [   28.702862] saa7146 (0): dma buffer size 192512
> [   28.702866] DVB: registering new adapter (KNC TV STAR DVB-S)
> [   28.762680] adapter failed MAC signature check
> [   28.762685] encoded MAC from EEPROM was
> ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
> [   29.073159] KNC1-0: MAC addr = 00:09:d6:65:b6:57
> [   29.721965] DVB: registering frontend 0 (ST STV0299 DVB-S)...
> [   29.752958] budget-av: ci interface initialised.
>
>
> Here is my szap test:
> szap -a 0 -c /home/gregor/channels/channels.conf "SLO-TV2"
> reading channels from file '/home/gregor/channels/channels.conf'
> zapping to 2 'SLO-TV2':
> sat 1, frequency = 12303 MHz V, symbolrate 27500000, vpid = 0x00cb, apid =
> 0x00cc
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> status 03 | signal c13b | snr 9609 | ber 0000ff00 | unc 00000000 |
> status 1f | signal c1c1 | snr b0e2 | ber 0000ff03 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal c312 | snr aa52 | ber 0000ff12 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal c1bb | snr a2e1 | ber 0000ff06 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal c2c6 | snr ab2d | ber 0000ff10 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal c555 | snr b307 | ber 0000ff00 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal c5d5 | snr ba54 | ber 0000ff00 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal c440 | snr b748 | ber 0000ff00 | unc 00000000 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> <----- CAM inserted
> status 01 | signal 95ee | snr 7f74 | ber 00003383 | unc 00000000 |
> status 01 | signal 90e8 | snr 7f74 | ber 000035a0 | unc 00000000 |
> status 01 | signal 90b6 | snr 7f80 | ber 000032b9 | unc 00000000 |
> status 01 | signal 8715 | snr 8022 | ber 00003487 | unc 00000000 |
> status 01 | signal 8bf2 | snr 7fa7 | ber 00003321 | unc 00000000 |
> status 01 | signal 90f8 | snr 7f62 | ber 0000342c | unc 00000000 |
>
> dmesg when CAM inserted:
> [14494.791667] budget-av: cam inserted B
> [14497.000533] dvb_ca adapter 0: DVB CAM detected and initialised
> successfully
>
> I would realy like to know if card will be fully supported. I can help
> debuging problems and test solutions whithout a problem.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Regards,
> Gregor
>
>
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