[linux-dvb] Newbie question: how to get initial frequency file data?

BuSab busab at nerim.net
Wed Jun 1 03:22:08 CEST 2005


Le 31/05/05 à 16:59, Tiger Degraw a écrit :
> Hi,

Hi,

> I have a *very* newbie question about how to get the
> frequency data needed for the input to scan. I'm
> looking for terrestrial data, and while I see the
> files in dvb-t, none of them are for my corner of the
> world (Seattle, in the U.S.). I've also looked at
> antennaweb.org, and while I see the frequency data
> there, I don't see anything about FEC or the rest of
> the parameters that go into the file. Where should I
> be looking for the information to set up my file?
> 
> Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

I was wondering how to do that few days ago, here is the answer i got : 

Le 27/05/05 à 03:47, Arne Wörner a écrit :
> > How to generate a fr-Toulouse file or How to do a full scan on                                                             
> > linux?                                                                                                                     
> >                                                                                                                            
> I have found this script                                                                                                     
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> http://www.vdrportal.de/board/attachment.php?attachmentid=2872&sid=a9c05a2f9b289c6e0223f11038ebaae5                          
> here:                                                                                                                        
>   http://www.vdrportal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=16226                                                                    
>                                                                                                                              
> It basically creates a generic init file for dvbscan and the it starts                                                       
> dvbscan (from CVS dvb-apps) with that init file...                                                                           
>                                                                                                                              
> Possibly you have to adopt some parameters manually (like D, C, ...)?                                                        
> :-)   

I had to edit the script to remove the -o vdr parameter. 
With the generated file, i did a full scan and found all the available
channels.

-- 
 BuSab




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