[linux-dvb] Still no frontend on KNC1 DVB-C Card

Sven Lankes sl at killefiz.de
Wed Nov 22 00:17:09 CET 2006


On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 09:04:42PM +0000, Andrew de Quincey wrote:

>>> Hmm, I see the tda10020 has a configurable i2c address; could you give
>>> the attached patch a go?
>> I did.
>> The result is:
>> [17179851.744000] DVB: registering frontend 0 (Philips TDA10021 DVB-C)...
>> Thanks a lot.
>> I'm going to find out now if that means I can actually get a picture out
>> of the card now.
> Yay! Okdoke, I'll get a proper patch going for mainline. I wonder why they 
> changed the i2c address.

Maybe because the card has some more differences. I haven't been ablte
to get a picture out of it yet :(

I ran w_scan and ended up with a channels.conf suitable for xine. Here
are two lines of the channels.conf:

[2f4b]((null)):113000000:INVERSION_AUTO:6900000:FEC_AUTO:QAM_256:573:574:12107
[2f4c]((null)):113000000:INVERSION_AUTO:6900000:FEC_AUTO:QAM_256:583:584:12108

so the card/w_scan doesn't recoginize the channel names as it should.

If I run xine and tune to the channels it does buffer something and
displays garbage - from time to time I can recognize something as the
part of a tv-picture like a part of a logo or something similar. But
other than that the output (video and audio) does not resemble a
tv-programme.

-- 
sven



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