[linux-dvb] Re: Fusion HDTV 5

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Sat Aug 13 19:24:07 CEST 2005


David Engel wrote:

>On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 06:52:26AM -0400, Michael Krufky wrote:
>  
>
>>where "atsc/cable-channels-QAM64" is replaced by the location of a new 
>>frequency table contain QAM64 entries (instead of QAM256 entries.  For 
>>starters, try making a new copy of the QAM256 freq table, and edit it, 
>>replacing all occurrances of QAM256 with QAM64.
>>    
>>
>I had done that before, but without the -A2.  A rescan of QAM64 with
>-A2 detected 31 channels on 2 frequencies.  However, all of them were
>only identified by 4 hex digits and none of the several I tried with
>azap saw any signal.  Might this indicate a filter on my cable with
>just a hint of a signal getting through?
>  
>
This probably means that all of the channels that you found are 
encrypted.  My board detects 250 some-odd channels, but only 8 of them 
work.  The linux driver can only view unencrypted channels.

>>It would be nice to hear good test results from you using this card w/ 
>>QAM64 ... So far, QAM64 is the only untested modulation.  (I had GREAT 
>>results w/ QAM256, and Mac has done his tests using 8VSB) ...
>>    
>>
>
>As I said on another message sent to the v4l list, I have found a
>neighbor who gets digital cable.  I am going to rebuild my spare
>computer this afternoon to take over there tonight or tomorrow and
>scan on a known good cable.
>  
>
David-

you should also try the -v (verbose) command line option for atscscan.

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Michael Krufky

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