[vdr] VDR with ATSC card -- need help

Mlists mlists at dressler.ca
Thu Aug 17 12:14:24 CEST 2006

On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 22:06 -0400, Dave wrote:

> >From what Im reading, the air2pc  ATSC card only supports 8VSB, no
> support for QAM at all.

hmm... but this is what I get with dvbsnoop:

dvbsnoop -s feinfo -adapter 1
dvbsnoop V1.4.00 -- http://dvbsnoop.sourceforge.net/

FrontEnd Info...

Device: /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0

Basic capabilities:
    Name: "Broadcom BCM3510 VSB/QAM frontend"
    Frontend-type:       unkonwn
    Frequency (min):     54000.000
    Frequency (max):     803000.000
    Frequency stepsiz:   0.000
    Frequency tolerance: 0
    Symbol rate (min):     0.000000 MSym/s
    Symbol rate (max):     0.000000 MSym/s
    Symbol rate tolerance: 0 ppm
    Notifier delay: 0 ms
    Frontend capabilities:
        auto inversion
        FEC 1/2
        FEC 2/3
        FEC 3/4
        FEC 5/6
        FEC 7/8
        FEC AUTO
        QAM 16
        QAM 64
        QAM 128
        QAM 256

Current parameters:
Error(95): frontend ioctl: Operation not supported

Damn, maybe this is only the frontend too -- perhaps I have a card I
can't use.

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