[linux-dvb] Pinnacle 300i DVB-T in 2.6.16

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Tue Apr 4 23:51:48 CEST 2006


Hi,

Rainer Schubert wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Martin Döring wrote:
> 
>> Jon Severinsson wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for your help, but it didn't solve my problems.
>>>
>> Jon, did you ever get a signal with this card using another OS, for
>> example the one from redmont? That time Hartmut did ask for testers I
>> also gave my very best. But like you, I could get the analog part
>> working, but not the DVB-T one. I also read, that one possibly need a
>> stronger signal to get it working at all and I decided, that this could
>> be my problem. So that is, why I ask.  :-)
> 
> 
> Hi,
> I have the Pinnacle card running on a Vanilla 2.6.16-1-686 Debian
> kernel.
> 
> To me it seems you need the right order of loading the modules the
> card requires.
> 
> It works, though not as smoothely as it did before. A stronger signal
> should help a lot. This can be achieved by an amplifier or a better 
> antenna.  Propagation conditions are an issue as well. They are
> currently improving in my area.

I provided two patches to fix the problems with this card. Maybe the second
one did not make it into 2.6.16. Please try recent mercurial from linuxtv.org.
I did not make changes in the tuner / decoder configuration. So i would
not understand if the secitivity got worse.

Best regards
    Hartmut



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