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SubjectRe: [Bug #13839] xc5000 no longer works with Myth-0.21-fixes branch
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On Monday 27 July 2009, Mark Lord wrote:
> Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> > of recent regressions.
> >
> > The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> > from 2.6.30. Please verify if it still should be listed and let me know
> > (either way).
> >
> >
> > Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13839
> > Subject : xc5000 no longer works with Myth-0.21-fixes branch
> > Submitter : Mark Lord <lkml@rtr.ca>
> > Date : 2009-07-19 15:15 (8 days old)
> > References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=124814394016848&w=4
> > Handled-By : Devin Heitmueller <dheitmueller@kernellabs.com>
> ..
>
> There is definitely a regression, in that it doesn't work without
> config changes to Myth. This is due to the new way that firmware uploads
> are implemented in xc5000: slower, and more often than before.
>
> But the MythTV workaround required is simple:
>
> > 3. In mythtv-setup -> CaptureCards -> DVB:1 -> RecordingOptions
> > there is a tickbox for "Open DVB Card on Demand". It was ticked,
> > so I un-ticked that box. Everything now works!
> >
> > When that tickbox was selected, the xc5000 took five (5) seconds to "open",
> > as it did the firmware upload every time. This appeared to exceed some
> > timeout inside myth.
> >
> > With the tickbox NOT ticked, myth just opens the tuner once at startup,
> > and keeps it open, so no more delay when it wants to use it.
>
>
> Dunno what to say about this one.

Well, let's close it as 'documented'.

Thanks,
Rafael


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