[linux-dvb] atscscan for testing QAM256

Mac Michaels wmichaels1 at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 20 15:36:53 CEST 2005


On Monday 20 June 2005 04:31 am, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Michael Krufky wrote:
> >>> [02:09]<mkrufky> pmp: i'm back ... do u have any
> >>> advice for me with the atsc scan?  Is it a better
> >>> sign that i got 'tuning failed' and not 'pid timeout'
> >>> ?  I'm looking for any sign that this driver is
> >>> working correctly on my board.
> >>>
> >>> No pid timeout would be a better sign. tuning failed
> >>> means that no lock has been reached. Try atscsan -A1
> >>> -v. You'll get "lock status: 0x1f" for a lock or 0x00
> >>> for no lock or something in between.
> >>
> >> Patrick-
> >>
> >> You intended for me to use -A3, not -A1, right?  I am
> >> using digital QAM256 cable.
>
> Sorry, yes actually -A2 is for cable (-A1 is for
> terrestrial and -A3 for trying both), but it is untested
> (ie. No one ever reported to run atscscan on ATSC-cable
> successfully).
>
> Mac, can you confirm that atscscan is able to find
> channels on ATSC-cable?

Sorry. I do not have digital cable to test. It breaks my 
budget. 
 
> Patrick.
>
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