[linux-dvb] Technisat HD2 cannot szap/scan

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 20:53:20 CET 2008

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 8:39 PM, Pavel Hofman <pavel.hofman at insite.cz> wrote:

> Alex,
> Thanks a lot for your patience. I am slowly starting to understand the
> whole thing.
>  ./scan-s2 -5 -o zap -x 0 -s 0   dvb-s/Ku-band/S19.2E.ini > channels.conf
> Works fine, finds many fta channels.
>  ./scan-s2 -5 -o zap -x 0 -s 1   dvb-s/Ku-band/S23.5E.ini >> channels.conf
> Even the second LNB works now, finds some ftas :)
> Results of the scan give very often zero APID, VPID:
> Sky Cust Ch:11934:v:0:27500:0:0:4505:5
> Cartoon Network Game 4:12012:v:0:27500:0:2603:8005:5
> Video Application Val:12012:v:0:27500:2518:2519:8015:5
> Sky Bingo:12012:v:0:27500:0:0:8032:5
> Sky Bet, Vegas & Sky Poker:12012:v:0:27500:0:0:8076:5
> Please see the attached screenshot for results of the scanner under windows
> - APID/VPID are almost never zero. Do the missing values have any negative
> effects?

Try to add "-k3" to the command line.

Next time please provide output of the utility, windows screenshots are not
that interesting in that case...
If "-k3" will not help, there might be a problem with ZAP output format
since I don't use it and never tested it.

> If I want to use e.g. kaffeine, should I just rename and install the new
> szap-s2/sca-s2 binaries systemwide?

Don't know. I use only VDR output format.
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