[linux-dvb] Update to au-Melbourne scan list

Peter D. peter_s_d at fastmail.com.au
Sat Feb 16 11:31:02 CET 2008


On Monday 11 February 2008, Bruce Schultz wrote:
> On 21/01/08 08:13, Peter D. wrote:
> > On Monday 21 January 2008, Bruce Schultz wrote:
> >> On 20/01/08 20:47, Peter D. wrote:
> >>> On Sunday 20 January 2008, Jeff Bailes wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> 	Back in November, channel Seven changed their fec_hi from 2/3 to
> >>>> 3/4 causing scans to not pick it up
> >>>> (
> >>>> http://www.dba.org.au/index.asp?sectionID=39&newsID=982&display=news
> >>>> ). The new entry in the au-Melbourne file for channel seven should
> >>>> be: # Seven
> >>>> T 177500000 7MHz 3/4 NONE QAM64 8k 1/16 NONE
> >>>>
> >>>> I attached the complete updated file anyway.
> >>>> 	Jeff
> >>>
> >>> They are a pain.
> >>>
> >>> Anyway, according to the web site that you quoted, all tuners that
> >>> comply with Australian standards will cope without adjustment.
> >>> Unfortunately not all tuners comply with Australian standards.  :-(
> >>>
> >>> Presumably all au-tuning_files should have their channel 7 entry
> >>> updated. Can this be done at the data base end, or do all files have
> >>> to be re-submitted?  Also the GI in Brisbane is noted as changing as
> >>> well.
> >>
> >> I can confirm that the au-Brisbane scan file needs to change. It works
> >> now for me with the same channel 7 line that Jeff included above. Scan
> >> wasn't finding channel 7 without the change.
> >
> > Did you just change fec_hi, or did you change the Guard Interval as
> > well?  The quoted web page states that the GI is now 1/16.  (It is
> > possible that your card is smart enough to sort out GI by itself,
> > but not fec_hi.)
>
> Sorry about the belated reply.... Yes, I changed the GI to 1/16.

Bruce, 

That's OK.  

Do you feel competent to submit an updated file for Brisbane?  


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