[linux-dvb] help new Cinergy T2 (aka newbie w/ cinergy T2)
lintv at dl6hbo.inka.de
Wed Nov 9 16:30:53 CET 2005
On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Alan Miller wrote:
> Hi everyone,
Hi Alan and the list,
> Just got a new Cinergy T2 DVB-T USB.
> Using FC4 188.8.131.52_1398 on x86_64.
> I'm not farmiliar at all with the pieces involved in getting this thing
> Can somebody give me some pointers on next steps.
> I installed the mythtv-suite from http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/atrpms.repo
> It looks like I have the modules loaded. Anything important missing?
> [root at fedo ~]# lsmod |egrep "dvb|v4l|tda|video|saa|ttpci|budget"
> budget_ci 15041 0
> budget 12105 0
> l64781 8645 1 budget
> ves1820 7237 1 budget budget_core 14793
> 2 budget_ci,budget
> stv0299 13513 2 budget_ci,budget
> tda8083 7237 1 budget
> ves1x93 7877 1 budget
> ttpci_eeprom 3009 1 budget_core
> saa7146_vv 58561 0
> v4l2_common 8129 1 saa7146_vv
> videodev 12993 1 saa7146_vv
> saa7146 21193 4 budget_ci,budget,budget_core,saa7146_vv
> tda1004x 16453 1 budget_ci
> dvb_core 109181 3 budget_ci,budget,budget_core
> video_buf 29765 1 saa7146_vv
> v4l1_compat 13893 1 saa7146_vv
> i2c_core 27329 11
I am missing the cinergyT2 module itself in your list, but it must be
there as you have the FE_HAS_LOCK status.
> The devices are created under /dev/dvb/adapter0/ and I can tzap.
> (already have a channels.conf for Munich.)
> [root at athome ~]# ls /dev/dvb/adapter0/<tab>
> demux0 dvr0 frontend0 net0
> [root at athome ~]# ./tzap eurosport
You should use "tzap -r station" rather, as without the "-r" option
there will be no data be output.
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> tuning to 834000000 Hz
> video pid 0x0241, audio pid 0x0242
> status 01 | signal ffff | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
> status 1f | signal c117 | snr 7474 | ber 00000000 | unc 0000001e |
> status 1f | signal 7116 | snr 7878 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000046 |
> status 1f | signal 2117 | snr 7878 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000073 |
> status 1f | signal e117 | snr 7676 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000099 |
> status 1f | signal 1117 | snr 7878 | ber 00000000 | unc 000000c9 |
> status 1f | signal 6117 | snr 7878 | ber 00000000 | unc 000000f6 |
The above lines look well IMHO.
> But where do I go from here?
> How can I verify the T2 is seeing a video stream.
If the computer the T2 is connected to is running, the blue LED on the
front should be off and go on when you have achieved the FE_HAS_LOCK
As far as further steps are concerned, well you should start to con-
figure mythtv, following the instructions that come with it.
There is an option to scan for stations somewhere in the mythtv
config routines. I have used mythtv for quite a while, but it was
too much work for the computer it was installed on. So I am now
using Xine, Kaffeine and some homemade scripts for recording.
Rainer Schubert - Linux TV User
Amateur Radio Call DL6HBO
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