[linux-dvb] HVR-1600 multiple cards question

Andy Walls awalls at radix.net
Wed Jun 11 01:42:03 CEST 2008


On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 14:19 -0700, Andreas wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 10. Juni 2008 13:24:12 schrieb Steven Toth:
> > Brandon Jenkins wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > I currently have 3 HVR-1600 cards installed in my system. I am able to
> > > get analog signal on all 3, but the ATSC scanning does not return any
> > > data on the third card. I have swapped cables with a known working
> > > card, but this does not resolve the issue.
> > >
> > > 2 of the cards are brand new, dmesg output seems to indicate no
> > > issues. Does anyone know if there is an issue with 3 HD tuners? Is
> > > there a method of trouble shooting I should follow?
> >
> > Remove the two working cards and test the failing card, report back.
> 
> I don't know if it would help in this case, but it is generally a good idea 
> to change PCI slots as well.



Change one variable at a time.  Either change PCI slots and retest or
remove two cards and retest.  Don't do both before retesting, as you
won't know which action "fixed" the problem, if the symptoms go away.

-Andy




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