[linux-dvb] DVB-S Channel searching problem

Gregoire Favre gregoire.favre at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 19:24:03 CET 2009


On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 06:15:46PM +0100, hermann pitton wrote:

Hello again,

I added the options,

> > modprobe cx8800

Linux video capture interface: v2.00
cx88/0: cx2388x v4l2 driver version 0.0.6 loaded
cx8800 0000:04:02.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 23 (level, low) -> IRQ 23
cx88[0]: subsystem: 0070:6902, board: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR4000 DVB-S/S2/T/Hybrid [card=68,autodetected], frontend(s): 2
cx88[0]: TV tuner type 63, Radio tuner type -1
cx88[0]: i2c register ok
cx88[0]: i2c init: enabling analog demod on HVR1300/3000/4000 tuner
tuner' 7-0043: chip found @ 0x86 (cx88[0])
tda9887 7-0043: creating new instance
tda9887 7-0043: tda988[5/6/7] found
cx88[0]: tuner' i2c attach [addr=0x43,client=tuner']
tuner' 7-0061: chip found @ 0xc2 (cx88[0])
cx88[0]: tuner' i2c attach [addr=0x61,client=tuner']
tuner' 7-0063: chip found @ 0xc6 (cx88[0])
cx88[0]: tuner' i2c attach [addr=0x63,client=tuner']
tveeprom 7-0050: Hauppauge model 69009, rev B2A0, serial# 1241151
tveeprom 7-0050: MAC address is 00-0D-FE-12-F0-3F
tveeprom 7-0050: tuner model is Philips FMD1216ME (idx 100, type 63)
tveeprom 7-0050: TV standards PAL(B/G) PAL(I) SECAM(L/L') PAL(D/D1/K) ATSC/DVB Digital (eeprom 0xf4)
tveeprom 7-0050: audio processor is CX882 (idx 33)
tveeprom 7-0050: decoder processor is CX882 (idx 25)
tveeprom 7-0050: has radio, has IR receiver, has no IR transmitter
cx88[0]: hauppauge eeprom: model=69009
tuner-simple 7-0061: creating new instance
tuner-simple 7-0061: type set to 63 (Philips FMD1216ME MK3 Hybrid Tuner)
input: cx88 IR (Hauppauge WinTV-HVR400 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:04:02.0/input/input8
cx88[0]/0: found at 0000:04:02.0, rev: 5, irq: 23, latency: 64, mmio: 0xdb000000
wm8775' 7-001b: chip found @ 0x36 (cx88[0])
cx88[0]: wm8775' i2c attach [addr=0x1b,client=wm8775']
cx88[0]/0: registered device video0 [v4l2]
cx88[0]/0: registered device vbi0
cx88[0]/0: registered device radio0
cx8800 0000:04:05.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 20 (level, low) -> IRQ 20
cx88[1]: subsystem: 14f1:0084, board: Geniatech DVB-S [card=52,autodetected], frontend(s): 1
cx88[1]: TV tuner type 4, Radio tuner type -1
cx88[1]: i2c register ok
cx88[1]/0: found at 0000:04:05.0, rev: 3, irq: 20, latency: 64, mmio: 0xd9000000
cx88[1]/0: registered device video1 [v4l2]
cx88[1]/0: registered device vbi1

> > modprobe cx88_alsa

cx2388x alsa driver version 0.0.6 loaded
cx88_audio 0000:04:02.1: PCI INT A -> GSI 23 (level, low) -> IRQ 23
cx88[0]/1: CX88x/0: ALSA support for cx2388x boards

> > modprobe cx88-dvb

cx88/2: cx2388x MPEG-TS Driver Manager version 0.0.6 loaded
cx88[0]/2: cx2388x 8802 Driver Manager
cx88-mpeg driver manager 0000:04:02.2: PCI INT A -> GSI 23 (level, low) -> IRQ 23
cx88[0]/2: found at 0000:04:02.2, rev: 5, irq: 23, latency: 64, mmio: 0xdd000000
cx8802_probe() allocating 2 frontend(s)
cx88[1]/2: cx2388x 8802 Driver Manager
cx88-mpeg driver manager 0000:04:05.2: PCI INT A -> GSI 20 (level, low) -> IRQ 20
cx88[1]/2: found at 0000:04:05.2, rev: 3, irq: 20, latency: 64, mmio: 0xda000000
cx8802_probe() allocating 1 frontend(s)
cx88/2: cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
cx88/2: registering cx8802 driver, type: dvb access: shared
cx88[0]/2: subsystem: 0070:6902, board: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR4000 DVB-S/S2/T/Hybrid [card=68]
cx88[0]/2: cx2388x based DVB/ATSC card
tuner-simple 7-0061: attaching existing instance
tuner-simple 7-0061: type set to 63 (Philips FMD1216ME MK3 Hybrid Tuner)
DVB: registering new adapter (cx88[0])
DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Conexant CX24116/CX24118)...
DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 1 (Conexant CX22702 DVB-T)...
cx88[1]/2: subsystem: 14f1:0084, board: Geniatech DVB-S [card=52]
cx88[1]/2: cx2388x based DVB/ATSC card
CX24123: detected CX24123
DVB: registering new adapter (cx88[1])
DVB: registering adapter 1 frontend 0 (Conexant CX24123/CX24109)...

And I still have my keyboard :-)

I then try ./xmlscan -s 0 13.0E > channels-13.0E.conf

cx24116_firmware_ondemand: Waiting for firmware upload (dvb-fe-cx24116.fw)...
i2c-adapter i2c-7: firmware: requesting dvb-fe-cx24116.fw
cx24116_firmware_ondemand: Waiting for firmware upload(2)...
cx24116_load_firmware: FW version 1.22.82.0
cx24116_firmware_ondemand: Firmware upload complete

Which gives 
wc -l  channels-13.0E.conf
552 channels-13.0E.conf

./xmlscan -s 1 19.2E > channels-19.2E.conf

wc -l  channels-19.2E.conf 
340 channels-19.2E.conf

./xmlscan -s 2 28.2E > channels-28.2E.conf
wc -l  channels-28.2E.conf
320 channels-28.2E.conf

./szap-s2 -r -c channels-28.2E.conf "6301=BBC 1 London;BSkyB"
reading channels from file 'channels-28.2E.conf'
zapping to 31 '6301=BBC 1 London;BSkyB':
delivery DVB-S, modulation QPSK
sat 2, frequency 10773 MHz H, symbolrate 22000000, coderate 5/6, rolloff 0.35
vpid 0x1388, apid 0x1389, sid 0x189d
using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 03 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 03 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c240 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
status 01 | signal c2c0 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 

Isn't those numbers of channels quiete small ?

I think my debug info are wrong, I put :
options cx88_alsa index=-2
options cx88xx i2c_debug=1
in  /etc/modprobe.conf isn't that right ?
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