[linux-dvb] atscscan for testing QAM256

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Mon Jun 20 11:31:59 CEST 2005


Hi,

On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Michael Krufky wrote:
>> 
>>> [02:09]<mkrufky> pmp: i'm back ... do u have any advice for me with the 
>>> atsc scan?  Is it a better sign that i got 'tuning failed' and not 'pid 
>>> timeout' ?  I'm looking for any sign that this driver is working correctly 
>>> on my board.
>>> 
>>> No pid timeout would be a better sign. tuning failed means that no lock 
>>> has been reached. Try atscsan -A1 -v. You'll get "lock status: 0x1f" for a 
>>> lock or 0x00 for no lock or something in between.
>> 
>> Patrick-
>> 
>> You intended for me to use -A3, not -A1, right?  I am using digital QAM256 
>> cable.

Sorry, yes actually -A2 is for cable (-A1 is for terrestrial and -A3 for 
trying both), but it is untested (ie. No one ever reported to run atscscan 
on ATSC-cable successfully).

Mac, can you confirm that atscscan is able to find channels on ATSC-cable?

Patrick.




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