[linux-dvb] Re: Fusion HDTV 5

Mac Michaels wmichaels1 at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 16 17:11:52 CEST 2005


On Tuesday 16 August 2005 09:39 am, David Engel wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 10:57:56PM -0500, David Engel 
wrote:
> > No, I could get FR_HAS_LOCK.  However, the signal was
> > always 0000 and any attempts to actually capture
> > anything resulted in a TS stream where mplayer couldn't
> > find any video.
>
> I have to backtrack a little on this.
>
> Just for grins, I did a rescan for QAM256 on my cable
> last night.  I found 7 services, 4 of which had non-0
> video pids.  I tried tuning them but still got a signal
> strength of 0000.  I tried a capture on a few of them
> anyway, and surpisingly, got something.  Mac, is the
> signal strength checking in the Fusion 5 driver known to
> work?

Signal strength is not directly available from the lgdt330x 
chip. The driver always returns 0.

> I didn't recognize the programs nor channels I captured. 
> After unsuccessfully trying to capture some video pid 0
> services, I went back and was no longer able to find any
> video.  It was late so I didn't do any more.
>
> I'm not terribly optimistic, but I guess this warrants a
> more thorough examination of every service I can detect.
>
> David




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