[PATCH] dvb: core: add workaround for tuning problem
Andrew de Quincey [Fri, 8 Jul 2005 00:57:37 +0000 (17:57 -0700)]
Add workaround for signal lock loss issue, where the frontend loses the signal
after some hours without any visible reason.

Signed-off-by: Andrew de Quincey <adq_dvb@lidskialf.net>
Signed-off-by: Johannes Stezenbach <js@linuxtv.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvb_frontend.c

index e561ac1..a8bc842 100644 (file)
@@ -42,6 +42,8 @@
 #include "dvb_frontend.h"
 #include "dvbdev.h"
 
+// #define DEBUG_LOCKLOSS 1
+
 static int dvb_frontend_debug;
 static int dvb_shutdown_timeout = 5;
 static int dvb_force_auto_inversion;
@@ -113,6 +115,7 @@ struct dvb_frontend_private {
        int exit;
        int wakeup;
        fe_status_t status;
+       fe_sec_tone_mode_t tone;
 };
 
 
@@ -434,9 +437,26 @@ static int dvb_frontend_thread(void *data)
                        /* we're tuned, and the lock is still good... */
                        if (s & FE_HAS_LOCK)
                                continue;
-                       else {
-                               /* if we _WERE_ tuned, but now don't have a lock,
-                                * need to zigzag */
+                       else { /* if we _WERE_ tuned, but now don't have a lock */
+#ifdef DEBUG_LOCKLOSS
+                               /* first of all try setting the tone again if it was on - this
+                                * sometimes works around problems with noisy power supplies */
+                               if (fe->ops->set_tone && (fepriv->tone == SEC_TONE_ON)) {
+                                       fe->ops->set_tone(fe, fepriv->tone);
+                                       mdelay(100);
+                                       s = 0;
+                                       fe->ops->read_status(fe, &s);
+                                       if (s & FE_HAS_LOCK) {
+                                               printk("DVB%i: Lock was lost, but regained by setting "
+                                                      "the tone. This may indicate your power supply "
+                                                      "is noisy/slightly incompatable with this DVB-S "
+                                                      "adapter\n", fe->dvb->num);
+                                               fepriv->state = FESTATE_TUNED;
+                                               continue;
+                                       }
+                               }
+#endif
+                               /* some other reason for losing the lock - start zigzagging */
                                fepriv->state = FESTATE_ZIGZAG_FAST;
                                fepriv->started_auto_step = fepriv->auto_step;
                                check_wrapped = 0;
@@ -691,6 +711,7 @@ static int dvb_frontend_ioctl(struct inode *inode, struct file *file,
                        err = fe->ops->set_tone(fe, (fe_sec_tone_mode_t) parg);
                        fepriv->state = FESTATE_DISEQC;
                        fepriv->status = 0;
+                       fepriv->tone = (fe_sec_tone_mode_t) parg;
                }
                break;
 
@@ -893,6 +914,7 @@ int dvb_register_frontend(struct dvb_adapter* dvb,
        init_MUTEX (&fepriv->events.sem);
        fe->dvb = dvb;
        fepriv->inversion = INVERSION_OFF;
+       fepriv->tone = SEC_TONE_OFF;
 
        printk ("DVB: registering frontend %i (%s)...\n",
                fe->dvb->num,