[linux-dvb] Technisat Cablestar HD2 not automatically detected by kernel > 2.6.33?

Hartmut spieluhr at ewetel.net
Fri Apr 1 18:21:19 CEST 2011


/etc/sysconfig/kernel

insert:

## Type:        string
## ServiceRestart:    boot.loadmodules
#
# This variable contains the list of modules to be loaded
# once the main filesystem is active
# You will find a few default modules for hardware which
# can not be detected automatically.
#
MODULES_LOADED_ON_BOOT="mantis"

Hartmut


Am 30.03.2011 22:22, schrieb Jos Hoekstra:
> Good evening,
>
> I got this card and it doesn't seem to be detected by Ubuntu 10.4.2 
> with kernel 2.6.35(-25-generic #44~lucid1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 25 
> 19:17:25 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux)
>
> The wiki seems to indicate that this card is supported as of kernel 
> 2.6.33, however it doesn't show up as a dvb-adapter.
>
> I checked if it is the same card as on the wiki and it seems to be 
> looking at the device-id:
>
> 01:0a.0 Multimedia controller: Twinhan Technology Co. Ltd Mantis DTV 
> PCI Bridge Controller [Ver 1.0] (rev 01)
>     Subsystem: Device 1ae4:0002
>     Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- 
> ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B- DisINTx-
>     Status: Cap- 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- 
> <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
>     Latency: 32 (2000ns min, 63750ns max)
>     Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 15
>     Region 0: Memory at cbfff000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
>
> I performed "modprobe mantis" and it seems to load op the correct 
> modules just fine:
>
> mantis                 17985  0
> mantis_core            33224  1 mantis
> tda665x                 3446  1 mantis
> lnbp21                  2338  1 mantis
> mb86a16                21798  1 mantis
> stb6100                 7128  1 mantis
> tda10021                6920  1 mantis
> tda10023                6996  1 mantis
> zl10353                 7817  1 mantis
> stb0899                36531  1 mantis
> stv0299                10593  1 mantis
> ir_core                16906  11 
> mantis_core,rc_hauppauge_new,ir_lirc_codec,ir_sony_decoder,ir_jvc_decoder,ir_rc6_decoder,ir_rc5_decoder,cx88xx,ir_common,ir_nec_decoder
> dvb_core              105399  5 
> mantis_core,stv0299,cx88_dvb,videobuf_dvb,dvb_usb
>
> After rebooting it however seems I need to manually modprobe mantis 
> and restart the backend to have mythtv work with this card. Is there a 
> way to make these modules load automatically after a reboot?
>
> Also for my DTV-provider there's no initial scanfile, I've managed to 
> scan the channels by making my own initial scan file with:
>
> C 304000000 6875000 NONE QAM64
>
> And am able to scan all the channels(which are unencrypted).
>
> So far so good, added the channels to mythtv after testing in 
> Kaffeine, where they play near flawlessly in in Kaffeine however have 
> heavy distortions in mythtv. The work-around seems to be to disable 
> the C1E halt state on the Geforce 8200 motherboard I use.
>
> Is the wiki still active? So I can put my experiences there later on?
> Can I somehow submit the initial scan file to be used with Glashart in 
> the Netherlands?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Jos Hoekstra
>
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