[mythtv-users] AF9015 Dual tuner i2c write failures

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 15:21:12 UTC 2011

2011/11/11 Tim Draper <veehexx at gmail.com>:
>> I had terrible problems with MSI Digivox duos (and the Kworld
>> equivalent) using the AF9015 chip recently. Got the updated firmware etc
>> but suffered awful reliability. Ended up having to shutdown the backend
>> for 30 seconds, often twice a day. By the end I was missing 60% of my
>> scheduled recordings.
>> Not what you want to hear I know, but I ended up getting a european HDHR
>> from ebay and haven't looked back. It really does just work.
> i've been expecting a reply like that.
> the info i've found on the AF9013/AF9015 seems to sugest i need to use
> certain drivers (which have now been merged into another codebase and thus
> unavailable), and a patch applied.
> no drivers of the correct checksum, then no patch, and no reliably working
> device!
> from what i've read on the AF9015, then the issue is with some sort of
> hardware signal switch, which gets confused. i guess after a while, mythtv
> asks for input1 feed, but the device has it's swtich status confused, and is
> swapping the hardware input incorrectly.
> £10 used, from ebay - cant moan it doesnt work :)
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There is a working patch for AF9015, ask it on linux-media list.


Josu Lazkano

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