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

Peter D. peter_s_d at fastmail.com.au
Sun Jan 20 23:13:45 CET 2008


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.)  



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