[linux-dvb] Re: Difficulty getting b2c2_flexcop driver to recognize Air2PC rev 02

Michael Krufky mkrufky at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 08:54:32 CET 2006


Sorry for sending this twice, Mark... I forgot to cc the list.

On 2/12/06, Mark Haun <haunma at keteu.org> wrote:
> Mark Haun wrote:
> > azap is showing FE_LOCK on all of my local channels.  My signal numbers
> > are lower than the recommended 8000 (highest is KCTS with ~ 6c00), but the
> > BER is zero, so I should be seeing something, right?  If I run azap with
> > the "-r" option and then cat /dev/dvb/frontend0/dvr0 > test.ts there is no
> > stream data (it sits there at zero size).
>
> Ok, so the answer was pretty obvious to anyone knowledgeable on ATSC (not
> me).  Trying to dump the TS to a file won't work until you've set the
> video/audio PIDs in channels.conf; the make_atsc_chanconf.pl script only
> fills in the other fields (station names and frequencies).  To see which
> PIDs are active, you can use the "dvbtraffic" utility while azap is running
> on the half-finished channels.conf.
>
> Maybe a comment to this effect could be added to the README for [s|c|t|a]zap
> in dvb-apps?
>
> Thanks to everyone who did the work to get these cards supported.  I've been
> enjoying the Olympics in 1080i on my $29 (US) Ebay special :)  Works great.

There is a *much* easier way....  I wrote a quick howto, one of these
days I'll move it to the wiki:

http://linuxtv.org/~mkrufky/atscscan

Give that a try.

Cheers,

Mike



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