[linux-dvb] LifeView FlyDVB-T support?

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Fri Nov 11 22:12:08 CET 2005


Hi, Barry

Barry Scott wrote:
> Nico Sabbi wrote:
> 
>> Barry Scott wrote:
>>
>>> The saa7134 driver in 2.6.13 does not recognise the FlyDVB-T card. 
>>> The chips on it
>>> are SAA7134HL, TDA8274, TDA10046HT and MDT2005ES. Will this card work
>>> once a card entry is created for it?
>>>
>>> Barry
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> the combo 8274+10046 works, I don't know about the MDT2005ES.
>> You can try to copy the definition of the LIFEVIEW_DUO card
>> in saa7134-cards.c changing only the definition for the analog tuner
>> part (maybe start with NOTUNER) then recompile the drivers and try to 
>> load them.
>>
> I did as you suggest and the drivers load, saa7134 and saa7134-dvb.
> However the scan program is locking to the DVB signal but not returning any
> station info. Is this a problem with the mux settings I wonder?
> 
> Also the Signal to Noise ratio is reported as 0 that will make
> selecting the best transponder difficult.
> 
The driver in 2.6.13 does not have the SAA7134 TS bug fixed. If you say the
channel decoder locks but scan doesn't provide the station info, you might be
a "full victim" of this bug. Please update the drivers (both, v4l.kernel and
dvb-kernel) from the CVS at linuxtv.org. You will also find instructions
in the wiki.
Nicos hint to set the DVB parameters is right. If you are unsure, set them
to auto.

If you are successful, please don't forget to sent a patch.

Good luck
   Hartmut



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