[linux-dvb] DViCO FusionHDTV DVB (ATSC/QAM) and MythTV

Jack Kolesar jack.kolesar at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 04:01:48 CEST 2005


How did you find the freq's? Did you just go through every channel with azap?

On 7/26/05, Todd Ignasiak <ignasiak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jack,
> 
> My experience has been that the MythTV scan will not find channels
> that don't have PSIP data.  On my cable system, all the local channels
> are rebroadcast without modification, which includes the PSIP data.
> MythTV finds these channels.       There are several cable-only HD
> channels which are broadcast without PSIP data, and MythTV does not
> find them.
> 
> In these cases, I edited the channel data to point MythTV to the
> frequencies where I knew the channels were.    There was just another
> post asking about this on the list.       I'll post some mods for
> mythweb to help with this, and some more info on the changes, as soon
> as I can.
> 
> -Todd
> 
> On 7/26/05, Jack Kolesar <jack.kolesar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Darn.  Hit the enter button accidentally. Anyway, there is the drop
> > down in Knoppmyth as well which is running 0.18.1 of MythTV.  I
> > haven't been able to lock a QAM Signal yet though. It was working in
> > M$ XP.  I've also noticed that the isolation between the OTA and Cable
> > portions of the Fusion card is pretty poor.  Just plugging Cable in
> > will make me loose several OTA Signals. Todd,  what do you mean about
> > manually entering the QAM channels.  Will it not be able to find them
> > on a scan without PSIP?
> >
> > ______________________
> > Jack Kolesar
> > AMDPower.com
> > http://www.amdpower.com
> >
> > On 7/26/05, Todd Ignasiak <ignasiak at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 7/26/05, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at m1k.net> wrote:
> > > > If you want to test out the new version of the driver without waiting
> > > > for the new kernel, follow instructions for using the merge scripts
> > > > located at:
> > > > http://linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/How_to_build_from_CVS
> > >
> > > Thanks for the pointer.  I will try this out after I attempt the next
> > > challenge -- getting my pchdtv.com HD3000 card working in the same
> > > system.
> > >
> > > > > Then, do a QAM scan, which should result in more channels found.  If
> > > > > your cable company is broadcasting the PSIP channel data, the
> > > > > channels should be automatically detected.  For channels without PSIP
> > > > > data, you will need to manually edit the channel data (in the mysql
> > > > > database) to enable those channels.
> > > >
> > > > How can we tell mythtv whether to scan using VSB or QAM ??? Is this one
> > > > of the newer features found in the new subversion release of mythtv?  I
> > > > cannot find a method for this in my gentoo version of mythtv.
> > >
> > > It is one of the options on the Channel Scan page.    I don't have
> > > access to that system right now,  but I believe there is a pull-down
> > > menu for selecting ATSC or QAM256 scan types in the channel scan page.
> > >   This was in all the versions I have tried.
> > >
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> >
> >
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> >
> 


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