[vdr] scanning frequencies for analogtv

Helmut Kodritsch hekoheko at drei.at
Fri Apr 1 17:19:51 CEST 2005


I 'm using a complex architecture using a web based application, but
the same can be easily realized using "scantv" utility coming with xawtv,
You can scan with scantv, who return frequencies and Name stations from
vbi,  and then analyze his stdout with a script to compose a valid

Regards Angelo

First, thanks for your tips. 
Is it possible to compile xawtv and further to use scantv without installed X? 
If it is possible, i would beg for help, because i think, no, i know ;-), i'm not able to do the scripting for composing a valid channels.conf. 

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Helmut Kodritsch wrote:

> On Thursday 31 March 2005 00:20, Helmut Kodritsch wrote:
> > hi,
> > i want to use my analog TV card (bt78) with help of the analogtv-plugin
> > based on a c't-vdrdevel1.3.23 machine. Is there any tool out to scan analog
> > frequencies?
> I remember using kwintv for that job - it stores the frequencies as the same
> numbers analogtv uses in its config-file, just need to write them down...
> I assume the format of analogtv-channels.conf entries is not the problem?
> Guido
> there is no X installed and i think kwintv needs X.
> Sure, i would be glad when the scanning tool would input the right settings in the channels.conf.
> Maybe there is the possibility to patch the origin vdr-channelsearch plugin to this?
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