[linux-dvb] Re: PCTV USB Stick artifacts

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 01:06:37 CET 2006


On 11/28/06, Federico Quagliata <federico at quagliata.org> wrote:
> Markus Rechberger wrote:
>
> > Artifacts are caused by a bad signal usually, though I tested it for
> > beeing sure about this. The device works fine.
>
> Mine doesn't. Signal and SNR are ok, it works smoothly on my Windows laptop.
>
> On Linux it does work, but I get a kind of passing distortion on the image
> and some disturbing audio  clicks.
>
> Though it could look like a signal problem, I can differentiate them from
> bad signal noise.
>
> I noticed that this disturb is present exclusively on 8mhz UHF muxers.
> I can receive one 7mhz mux and it has not problems, even with lower SNR.
>
> > If you'd follow the original installation instruction it might work
> > properly. http://linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/Em2880
>
> I already followed these instructions.
> I use kernel 2.6.18.2, and your latest stable v4l-dvb-kernel.
>

Where are you from? I really wonder about this since it worked out
fine in several German cities.
What does dmesg show up? (the eeprom content might be interesting)

Markus



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