Empire USB TV card makes Lubuntu 12.04 very unstable

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http://askubuntu.com – I have recently installed Lubuntu. I come from Debian Squeeze and LXDE. Nearly all is perfect; Lubuntu is more often updated and efficient than Debian, but I have an issue (which was an hardware issue also in Debian) that I can't resolve. My USB TV card is an Empire DVB-T 2.0 (bought in 2008) which use an em28xx chipset. The issue is the following: adding the em28xx kernel module with the command modprobe em28xx card=66 i2c_scan=1 (the same used with success in Debian), causes the system to go very unstable. It seems to enter in an infinite loop. I have to shutdown and just before ending shu (HowTos)