[linux-dvb] Avermedia 771 tunes but no data

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Mon Jul 25 23:58:03 CEST 2005

On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 08:52:42PM +0100, Barry Myles wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> >Are you sure that the PIDs are correct? If not, it will tune but you
> >will get no data.
> Thanks for that. I suspect that something like that is what is wrong. 
> I've just run scan with the frequency file for my transmitter [UK - 
> SudburyB] and this seems to generate a file containing the expected set 
> of channels which I save as ~/.tzap/channels.conf. I then can run tzap 
> against each of the channels and it seems to pick up the PID from the 
> channels.conf but doesn't give any data.
> Am I missing a step somewhere?
> example:
> mythtv szap # ./tzap five

You must always use -r to tzap when you expect to get data from the dvr0

Other than that, you can use dvbsnoop to get a list of all the PIDs that
are active which might help debug things. Run it while tzap -r is

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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