[mythtv-users] AirStar HD-5000 with 2.6.20+ kernels

Preston Crow pc-mythtv07a at crowcastle.net
Fri Aug 31 02:25:30 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 16:41 -0400, Boleslaw Ciesielski wrote:
> Preston Crow wrote:
> > I have an AirStar HD-5000, and I'm having some trouble with newer
> > kernels.
> > 
> > I've read the wiki page (and updated the "User Experiences" section).
> > http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Technisat_AirStar_HD-5000
> > 
> > It works great with, but I would like to upgrade due to issues
> > with unrelated features.  Unfortunately, it fails to tune with any newer
> > kernel.  I've tried several kernels from 2.6.20 through, all
> > with no luck.
> There is a bug in the DVB drivers that prevents HD-5000 from working in 
> some recent kernels. It is fixed in 2.6.23 and it may be fixed in
> See http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/0277da58bf56 for the description 
> and patch that you can apply yourself if you have older kernel.

I can confirm that that fix was exactly what I needed.

I'm having trouble with 2.6.23-rc4 with the nVidia drivers, but now I
can use, which should be good enough for now.


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