[linux-dvb] DVB-S Channel searching problem

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Thu Jan 8 03:20:44 CET 2009


Hi,

Am Sonntag, den 04.01.2009, 19:24 +0100 schrieb Gregoire Favre:
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 06:15:46PM +0100, hermann pitton wrote:
> 
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> 
> Isn't those numbers of channels quiete small ?

sorry, did not read it to the end and only noticed the oops is gone.

Yes, looks poor, but I don't have any such hardware and can't compare
what a recent windows driver would deliver. Also at least on 13.0E the
scan file needs lots of updates (lyngsat.com), 19.2 I did not test, but
on 28.2 kaffeine finds much more, but I'm only in borderline reception
conditions and not a reference.

To my surprise, current tda826x silicon tuners for example have no
difference, but previous latest can tuners can have 30% less on the same
signal. I got it told the other way round.

> I think my debug info are wrong, I put :
> options cx88_alsa index=-2

The default -1 should auto enumerate and else you force the dsps/mixers
considering that the sound card(s) are usually first.

> options cx88xx i2c_debug=1
> in  /etc/modprobe.conf isn't that right ?

Thought that should always work.
("depmod -a" ?)

Cheers,
Hermann









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