[linux-dvb] TechniSat SkyStar HD: Problems scaning and zaping

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 21:21:17 CET 2008

Artem Makhutov wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 12:35:49PM +0000, Vangelis Nonas wrote:
>>> My problems are:
>>> - When I scan the same transponder more than once, sometimes I get some services, sometimes I get no services.
> I have never tried to scan with the SkyStar HD.
>>> - When I zap (with szap2) to a station more than once, sometimes I get a lock, sometimes I get no lock.
> I have the same problem. I was trying to tune to ProSieben 100 times today. And I got only 11 successful locks.
> The signal strengt should be ok, as I have no problems to tune this
> channel with other DVB-S cards...
> Here is a little script to do such tests:
> http://www.makhutov.org/downloads/dvb/tune.sh
> You need this szap (http://abraham.manu.googlepages.com/szap.c) and this
> patch (http://www.makhutov.org/downloads/dvb/szap.patch) to make the script work.
> Has anyone any ideas why the tuning failes so often? Is it a problem of
> szap or the driver itself? I heard, that this card works perfect with VDR for other users...

Can you guys please update from the multiproto tree and test again at
the earliest and give me your feedback ?


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