[linux-dvb] Hauppauge Nova-T USB2 doesn't work

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Mon Oct 31 08:41:41 CET 2005


On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Bob Mcgoo wrote:
> I've just bought an USB2 Nova-T, thinking it would
> work in Linux as there's a driver for it into the
> kernel.

You are right.

> [..]
> dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport s
> tream to the software demuxer.
> dvb-usb: MAC address: [...]
> dib3000: Found a DiBcom 3000P.
> dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 100 ms
> ecs.
> dvb-usb: Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T usb2 successfully
> initialized and connected.

Everything looks correctly.

> Everything seems OK, but I can't tune any channel.
> dvbscan gives the error "tuning failed" on each
> transponder ; the antenna is correctly connected to
> the tuner, which works well in Windows.

Hmm. Maybe (I highly doubt that) Hauppauge changed the tuner. I'm using 
the box daily, I bought it in Februar this year. Let me try to figure this 

> I also have a Technisat Skystar 2 which works very
> well in Linux.

You mean Airstar? Or the Skystar for DVB-S?


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