[linux-dvb] twinhan 1025 sat-express

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Thu Jul 21 13:06:55 CEST 2005


Marc Dirix wrote:
> I've just gotten this card yesterday.
> 
> I don't seem to get things just right, I'm using 2.6.12.3.
> 

Can you try with a 2.6.12 and a CVS version with dst.c version 1.32 ?

> If I don't connect my dreambox receiver between the dish and the dvb-s
> card I don't get any signal at all. If I connect it, I get poort signal.
> 

Do you mean to say that you have a very weak signal . ?

> Using mplayer results in to slow video. While sound is working ok.
> My cpu runs @ 2.8Ghz which should be ok I believe?
>

Quite sufficient.

> 
> Using the windows software gives an ok picture, however I need to select
> a channel 2 or more times before I get signal ok. In between it
> complains the signal ain't ok.
> 

Hmm .. you have an extremely low signal level.

> Signal on my dreambox is ok.

LG tuners aren't in the league, when it comes to signal sensitivity in 
comparison to Alps/Sharp tuners.

> 
> This is szap output:
> 
> status 1f | signal 2800 | snr 1300 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 2800 | snr 1300 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 2800 | snr 1300 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 2800 | snr 1300 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |FE_HAS_LOCK
> 
> 
> Could this be a broken card? Or is this card really not supported?
> 

Card is supported. The signal level stuff needs to be a bit reworked, 
but some other things need to be worked prior to that.


Manu




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