[vdr] VDR with ATSC card -- need help

Simon Baxter linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Wed Aug 16 17:40:53 CEST 2006


Have you made any progress on this?

I've been waiting for someone to respond - if you can get the card working, 
I'd consider getting one
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Subject: [vdr] VDR with ATSC card -- need help


> Hi there,
>
> I have an Air2PC Skystar 2 card and a Twinhan 1020a.  I've been using
> the Twinhan for several years now with VDR and am quite happy with how
> its working.
>
> I recently added the Air2PC card.  Both are seen by the OS:
> 00:0b.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video
> Capture (rev 11)
> 00:0b.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture
> (rev 11)
> 00:0c.0 Network controller: Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII
> DVB chip / Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card (rev 02)
>
> The twinhan is under /dev/dvb/adapter0 and the Air2PC is
> under /dev/dvb/adapter1.
>
> VDR verion 1.4.1-3
>
> I confirmed in my sources.conf that I have an entry for C Cable.  Would
> that be what to use for ATSC Cable (North America)?
>
> This is the single channel line I'm using to try and get this working:
> :@6
> A-Channel:729:C0M256:C:0:21:24:0:1:6:0:0:0
> Details are:
> Freq (Mhz) 729.0
> QAM_256
> C
> Video PID 21
> Audio PID 24
> CA 1 (for card number 1?  -- does this start at 0? I've tried different
> numbers here)
> SID 6 (Same as channel I believe)
>
> Every attempt to change to this channel results in a "Channel not
> Available".
>
> Any suggestions??
>
> Thanks in advance!
> Norm
>
>
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