[mythtv-users] 1st tuner on Nova-t 500 can't tune

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Tue Jan 22 07:45:17 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 08:37 +0100, Henrik Beckman wrote:
> mt2060 I2C read failed
> mt2060 I2C write failed
> Is a known issue with the Nova-T 500, there is ongoing work on the
> issue and there has been a few patches the last weeks.
> Bad reception and EIT scanning can provoke the problem, but with the
> latest firmware the problem seems to occur only with bad reception. 
> Hopefully the latest patches will have this solved once and for all,
> people are still testing this.
> IIRC only the write fail is fatal, though someone on this list had a
> retry patch for this.
> One workaround is to have a script that monitors and restarts the
> backend when this happens, might have to do more, my memory is bad. 
> Look at the wiki and the linux-dvb mailinglist for more info.



and here:


A new patch for tuning has been added yesterday on the wiki page, works
a treat and speeds tuning greatly.

Apply all patches.

Make sure that you report your experience on the v4l-dvb list. It is a
more appropriate place than here, and will help get those patches
accepted in the main tree.


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