[linux-dvb] Re : Re : Pinnacle PCTV Sat HDTV Pro USB (PCTV452e) and TT-Connect-S2-3600 final version

manu eallaud at yahoo.fr
Sun Apr 20 14:51:56 CEST 2008


On 04/20/2008 05:03:55 AM, Dominik Kuhlen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Saturday 19 April 2008, manu wrote:
> > On 04/18/2008 07:01:14 PM, Dominik Kuhlen wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > Here is my current version after quite a while of testing and
> tuning:
> > > I stripped the stb0899 tuning/searching algo to speed up tuning a
> bit
> > > now I have very fast and reliable locks (no failures, no errors)
> > > 
> > > I have also merged the TT-S2-3600 patch from André. (I cannot 
> test
> it
> > > though.)
> > > 
> > 
> > 	Hi,
> > I will try it right away! BTW should I substract the 4MHz you 
> talked
> 
> > about in another email when using this patch or is it already fixed
> by 
> > this (I did not try yet).
> This should be fixed. The offset I liked you to test was to check
> whether my investigations went in the right direction ;)
> For DVB-S transponders I can use a frequency offset in the range from
> -7MHz to +7MHz 
>  and still get reliable locks. The actual frequency is reported by
> DVBFE_GET_PARAM ioctl 
> which could be used to update the frequency list automagically.
> 

I had to ADD 4Mhz to the frequency to get reliable locks on all 
transponders (I added that directly in mythtv sources).
BTW I only applied the part of your patch concerning the stb0899, but I 
dont know if you initialised it differently in the pctv sources than 
how it is in the budget-ci ones. Maybe that can make a difference also.
HTH
Bye
Manu





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