[linux-dvb] AirStar HD5000-PCI card Unknown header type

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Tue Dec 20 00:41:16 CET 2005

On Mon, Dec 19, 2005, Kevin D Fowlks wrote:
> I recently bought a AirStar HD5000-PCI ATSC card, In the processing of 
> setting it up in Fedora Core 4 i'm getting problems loading the kernel 
> driver. It reports that it can't find the appropriate frontend. After 
> looking at the PCI & vender ID from the LinuxTV wiki I noticed my card has 
> a different PCI ID. 
> lspci -v 
> 00:08.0 Network controller: Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII DVB 
> chip / Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card (rev ff) (prog-if ff) 
>       !!! Unknown header type 7f 
> b2c2-flexcop: unkown FlexCop Revision: f. Please report the 
> linux-dvb at linuxtv.org. 

This "Unknown header type 7f" sounds bad. Try a different PCI
slot. If that doesn't help try the card in a different PC
and/or with Windows. Maybe it's just broken.


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