[vdr] VDR with S2API

Jose Alberto Reguero jareguero at telefonica.net
Sat Dec 6 16:29:55 CET 2008

El Sábado, 6 de Diciembre de 2008, Klaus Schmidinger escribió:
> The attached patch is what I've gathered from various postings
> regarding adapting VDR to the S2API driver API (thanks to
> Igor M. Liplianin, Niels Wagenaar and Edgar Hucek - did I forget anybody?).
> Since the S2SAPI doesn't provide a way of determining whether
> a DVB-S device supports DVB-S2 (at least I didn't find any),
> you need to apply the second attached patch to the driver
> in order to impelement a new capability flag that reports
> the availability of DVB-S2 support.
> If you don't want to patch the driver, you can change the line
>   case FE_QPSK: frontendType = (frontendInfo.caps &
> in dvbdevice.c to avoid FE_CAN_2ND_GEN_MODULATION. Either set frontendType
> permanently to SYS_DVBS or SYS_DVBS2, depending on what you have.
> So far DVB-S and DVB-S2 appears to tune fine.
> DVB-C is completely untested.
> With DVB-T tuning doesn't work, even though my TDA10046H based DVB-T card
> does work with the S2API driver under VDR 1.6.0.
> So for the moment I would appreciate if people could test DVB-T
> tuning and check whether maybe I made some silly mistake in the
> DVB-T tuning code.
> Klaus

For DVB-T in S2API the bandwidth must be in HZ.


Jose Alberto

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