[linux-dvb] Kaffeine universal DVB-T scan file

Christoph Pfister christophpfister at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 22:32:01 CEST 2007


Hi,

2007/4/14, P. van Gaans <w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net>:
> Say you live in The Netherlands. Frequencies change here all the time,
> and QAM settings and stuff also change all the time. Say you're living
> on the border, like me. I receive channels from The Netherlands and
> Belgium at the same time, but there's no scan file for that. There will
> also always be locations missing in the list.
>
> And what if you simply have no clue about where you live? Nobody thinks
> of them! Then again, nobody knows where they are ;-)
>
> So here is the solution: a file that'll make Kaffeine scan all UHF
> channels with "AUTO" for the QAM and other stuff, will be sufficient in
> most countries although scanning takes a bit longer.
>
> I hope it makes it into some next version of Kaffeine :).
>
> Pim
<snip>

There are enough cases where such a file doesn't work (think of
offsets, 7 mhz transponders etc). Responsible for such complete
scannings are the apps (kaffeine has auto scan which does pretty much
the same as your file does and it tries offsets iirc).

Christoph



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