[linux-dvb] Testers wanted for alternative version of Terratec Cinergy T2 driver

Ingo Peukes admin at ipnetwork.de
Tue May 13 16:41:00 CEST 2008


Tomi Orava wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
>> Well, as I said it compiles and works with the above kernel and v4l-dvb
>> but w_scan finds no channels with this module most of the time. In 5
>> runs it found 4 channels on one multiplex.
>> I doubt it's the antenna although it's the stock one but if I use the
>> cinergyT2 on my desktop pc with the original module of kernel 2.6.25.1
>> w_scan finds all available channels all the time with the same antenna
>> in the same place. I will try a better antenna tomorrow to see if I can
>> use it somewhat productive in mythtv...
> 
> Does the "regular" scandvb work any better for you compared
> to the older driver ?
No, not realy. It find's and tunes only half of the channels available at my location.

> BTW. Where's the source for this w_scan so that I could try it as well ?
You find it here, at the bottom of the page: http://wirbel.htpc-forum.de/w_scan/index2.html
If I supply the parameter -t 3 to w_scan scan which sets the tuning timeout to 'slow' the card
finds almost all channels all the time...

> 
> Regards,
> Tomi Orava
Got a better Antenna today, will try it later.

Greetings,
Ingo Peukes



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