[linux-dvb] Mantis 1034 DVB-S Scanning Problem

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 19:13:04 CET 2006


Michel Verbraak wrote:
> Manu Abraham schreef:
>> Elmar Schmidt wrote:
>>   
>>> Hi,
>>> has anyone a workaround for the unscanable Transponders (for example on
>>> Astra 19.2E)?
>>>
>>> DVB works but I can't access all Transponders (I think they have
>>> analogue Channels). With Windows it works, so there is no SAT or Card
>>> Issue.
>>>
>>> I have posted a full scan Output in this Thread:
>>>
>>> http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-December/014720.html
>>>
>>>     
>>
>> Can you verify whether manually adding in the frequency (the hard way,
>> by hand) to your channels.conf and doing a szap gives you a FE_LOCK for
>> the frequency that cannot be scanned ?
>>
>> Trying to understand what's missing.
>>
>>
>> Manu
>>   
> Manu,
> 
> I can confirm that when I enter a channel manually to my channels.conf
> file I do get a FE_LOCK with szap.
> 

for those channels which don't otherwise are not seen in a scan ?

> Output from szap:
> bash-3.1$ /data2/hg/dvb-apps/util/szap.old/szap -c Astra-19.2E.conf
> "Nederland1"
> reading channels from file 'Astra-19.2E.conf'
> zapping to 1 'Nederland1':
> sat 0, frequency = 12515 MHz H, symbolrate 22000000, vpid = 0x0205, apid
> = 0x0058 sid = 0x0fab
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> set to frequency 1915000status 00 | signal 0000 | snr 0008 | ber
> bfab5b38 | unc 0804c794 |
> status 14 | signal 0000 | snr 000f | ber bfab5b38 | unc 0804c794 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 14 | signal 0000 | snr 000f | ber bfab5b38 | unc 0804c794 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 14 | signal 0000 | snr 000f | ber bfab5b38 | unc 0804c794 |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> 
> Content of Astra-19.2E.conf (my channels.conf)
> Nederland1:12515:h:0:22000:517:88:4011
> 
> Values for this channels were taken from
> http://nl.kingofsat.net/pos-19.2E.php.
> 
> In the messages.log file I get the usual which ends with
> Dec 29 15:30:40 garfield kernel: mb86a16_set_fe: NO  -- SIGNAL
> 
> I did a scan on multiple satellites with transponder lists from
> http://kingofsat.net. I will put up the results in the next couple of days.
> 

Cool.

Thanks,
Manu



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