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Re: [edlug] Linux- DVB problems



ta for this ,
but we eventually re-installed some stuff, and this fixed at
least that problem.  I can now stream the channels to mplayer.
We think we had old DVB drivers somehow.

Now im onto the next battle 
of geting the channels in myth TV :-)

Craig




--- Alistair K Phipps <edlug1@xxx.xxx.xxx> wrote: > 
> On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 19:05:31 +0000 (GMT)
> craig garvie <cgarvieuk@xxx.xxx.xxx> wrote:
> 
> > Im pretty certain im using the Blackhill transmitter
> > Every time i run DVBtune i get the same message regardless
> of
> > paramaters but i think the correct useage is
> > 
> > dvbtune -I 0 -f 634166 -qam 16  -cr 3_4
> q> 
> > the error i get is
> > 
> > Using DVB card "Philips TDA 10045H"
> > tuning DVB-T (in United Kingdom) to 634166000 Hz
> > polling ...
> > polling ...
> > Getting frontend event
> > FE_STATUS: FE_TIMEOUT
> > not able to lock to the signal on the given frequency
> 
> I'm using dvbtune -c 0 -f 634166 -qam 16 -cr 3_4... the output
> is:
> 
> Using DVB card "Grundig 29504-401"
> tuning DVB-T (in United Kingdom) to 634166000 Hz
> polling....
> Getting frontend event
> FE_STATUS: FE_HAS_SIGNAL FE_HAS_LOCK FE_HAS_CARRIER
> FE_HAS_VITERBI
> FE_HAS_SYNC
> Bit error rate: 80
> Signal strength: 12850
> SNR: 59881
> FE_STATUS: FE_HAS_SIGNAL FE_HAS_LOCK FE_HAS_CARRIER
> FE_HAS_VITERBI
> FE_HAS_SYNC
> 
> Though using the same as you (dvbtune -I 0 -f 634166 -qam 16 
> -cr 3_4)
> works too.
> 
> The complete list of frequencies / QAM settings / Code rates
> for Black
> Hill are:
> 
> $DVBTUNE -c $CARD -f 634166 -i -qam 16 -cr 3_4
> $DVBTUNE -c $CARD -f 658166 -i -qam 64 -cr 2_3
> $DVBTUNE -c $CARD -f 682166 -i -qam 64 -cr 2_3
> $DVBTUNE -c $CARD -f 714166 -i -qam 16 -cr 3_4
> $DVBTUNE -c $CARD -f 746000 -i -qam 16 -cr 3_4
> $DVBTUNE -c $CARD -f 826000 -i -qam 16 -cr 3_4
> 
> The frequencies for Craigkelly are (untested):
> 570000
> 538000
> 490000
> 514000
> 642000
> 618000
> 
> I don't have the QAM/CR settings offhand for Craigkelly.
> 
> I'm a little surprised yours says it's using a Philips card,
> as mine is
> a Hauppauge Nova T PCI as well.  Perhaps they changed the chip
> they use,
> but it seems unlikely.
> 
> It might be worth trying just loading the modules you need for
> your
> particular card.  I manually load:
> 
> grundig_29504-401
> dvb-ttpci
> evdev
> videodev
> 
> ... and any other related modules just autoload.  I did
> install all the
> .o files into my lib/modules directory though:
> 
> alps_bsrv2.o
> alps_tdlb7.o
> alps_tdmb7.o
> dvb-core.o
> dvb-ttpci.o
> grundig_29504-401.o
> grundig_29504-491.o
> mt312.o
> stv0299.o
> tda1004x.o
> ves1820.o
> 
> Try plugging a normal analogue TV into the lead you are
> hooking up to
> your DVB card to make sure you do have good reception from
> Black Hill on
> the normal TV channels.  I don't remember the exact channel
> numbers from
> Black Hill but they're in the upper 40s - 50s and I think C5
> is on 37. 
> Craigkelly analogue channels are in the 20s - 30s.
> 
> Just FYI, if I try using dvbtune on a channel which doesn't
> have a DVB
> signal, I get this output:
> 
> Using DVB card "Grundig 29504-401"
> tuning DVB-T (in United Kingdom) to 639166000 Hz
> polling....
> Getting frontend event
> FE_STATUS: FE_HAS_SIGNAL FE_TIMEDOUT
> 
> Which is different from yours.  Perhaps we're using different
> versions
> of dvbtune, but it might also be that your problem is more
> related to
> problems with modules rather than reception.
> 
> Good luck!  You might like to try the DVB mailing list if you
> have any
> more problems, or just read their archives.
> 
> - Alistair
> -
>
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