[vdr] VDR with ATSC card -- need help

Dave dave at optionsdsl.ca
Thu Aug 17 17:35:09 CEST 2006


yea the frontend supports it, but its otherwise useless.

Mlists wrote:
> 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.
>
> Norm
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