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TBS5580 + open source driver on Ubuntu 1904 / 5.0.0-23

Postby klosz007 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:11 pm

Hi,

I have recenty purchased TBS5580 to replace my failing TBS5881. TBS5881 has worked for past two years with my DVB-C CI module with no issues under Windows 10 (DVB-C 1.0.0.5 driver).
Unfortunately recently it started to hang randomly so I need a replacement.

I cannot make 5580 work properly under Win 10 anymore... It just plays the channel(s) for like 30 seconds, then stops for 10 seconds, then plays for 30 seconds etc. etc. Eventually it hangs completely and tuner has to be powercycled.

I wanted to give Linux a shot before I return 5580 to the seller. Unfortunately it is even more painful experience for me.
I am using latest Ubuntu 1904 with latest 5.0.0-23 kernel.
I'm following procedure described here:

https://github.com/tbsdtv/linux_media/wiki

i.e I'm downloading driver form Git.
I see no obvious errors during compilation, there are multiple warnings though.

After reboot:
- nouveau driver for my nVidia 18080Ti card is no longer working, I can only get 1024x768 resolution
- TBS5580 isn't detected, that is, dmesg is returning the same 'generic device' messages as it was before driver installation. It's not detected as DVB frontend etc.

I tried Ubuntu LTS 1804.03 but is basically using the same kernel as 1904 and I have same problems. Then I tried 1804.02 with 4.18 kernel but then I'm getting multiple errors during compilation.

Can someone provide tried nad tested driver installation procedure for TBS5580 under Ubuntu 1904 with 5.0.0-23 kernel please ?

Thanks,
Zbyszek
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Re: TBS5580 + open source driver on Ubuntu 1904 / 5.0.0-23

Postby xiaocao » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:25 am

hi ,

you can write eamil to jack@tbsdtv.com , and setup remote control via ssh connect or teamviewer , i will install driver in your linux pc .



best regards!
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Re: TBS5580 + open source driver on Ubuntu 1904 / 5.0.0-23

Postby klosz007 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:57 pm

Hi,

After hours of research I finally managed to resolve it myself :-)

I tried to load dvb-tbs-5580 module manually (via modprobe) and google-searching for the error it returned (don't exactly remember what the error was, something like 'operation not permitted') led me to correct solution.
I had to disable Secure Boot in BIOS (the PC where I was testing it, is dual booting with Windows 10) and then everything went back to normal. Unsure why everything was working correctly with Secure Boot enabled until I complied TBS driver but certainly open source TBS drivers do not like Secure Boot enabled.
nVidia nouveau driver is working again and most importantly TBS5580 open source driver is working (dmesg messages say firmware is loaded and frontend devices are created).

I'll try to test it with TvHeadend now.
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Re: TBS5580 + open source driver on Ubuntu 1904 / 5.0.0-23

Postby steven » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:09 am

Hi

Thanks for your update ,any more issue please send message

Kind Regards

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