[vdr] Airstar2, device 3 has no lock

Voitto Tuomainen voitto.tuomainen at luukku.com
Tue Aug 2 22:25:59 CEST 2005


Hi,
I installed the splitter, and it worked for me too - great!

Previously, when I used skystar module, which came along with gentoo kernel, I tried that splitter, but it did not work. These new CVS drivers seem to work.

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BR, Voitto

Andreas Mueller kirjoitti 02.08.2005 kello 11:21:
> voitto.tuomainen at nokia.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have following system:
> > - two Technisat Airstar2 PCI card (budget cards)
> > - one Technisat Skystar2 (budget card)
> > - Sapphire Radeon 9600 XT
> > - Sempron 2800+
> > - ASUS motherboard
> > - gentoo (updated to half a week old snapshot)
> > - kernel 2.6.12-gentoo-r6
> > - udev 064
> > - vdr 1.3.27
> > -- softdevice cvs (31.7.)
> >
> > I feed input of the second card from output of the first, to which
> > input I feed the terrestial antenna signal. If I feed output of the
> > second card to TV, I get proper picture as long as the computer is
> > on.
> >
> > My problem is that while I record one program, and change channel to
> > another, which is not in the same channel transponder (?/multiplexer)
> > as the one is recorded, I get the error: device 3 has no lock, can't
> > attach receiver.
> 
> I've had a similar problem with two AirStar2 PCI cards, the output of 
> the first card was connected to the input of the second card. However, 
> the card's output seems to have a problem with the 5 Volts remote power 
> supply (for active antennas) coming from the other card's input. I 
> suspected a hardware defect, but the two cards were working when I 
> feeded them separately. I've bought a splitter and connected the two 
> cards in parallel - everything is working fine now!
> 
> Andreas.
> 
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BR, Voitto

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