[linux-dvb] Thank you, and a another question re: Twinhan 1025 tuning

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 20:03:27 CEST 2006


Dave Schile wrote:
> Thanks to the gracious help of this list and especially Steven Toth,
> Manu Abraham, Zoilo Gomez, and Nico Sabbi, I've been able to get quite a
> ways toward linuxTV.  Still no picture yet, but I believe it's due to a
> poor signal.  Heres what I get from szap, if anyone would like to chime
> in with their thoughts:
> 
> szap -l DBS nasa
> reading channels from file '.szap/channels.conf'
> zapping to 1 'nasa':
> sat 0, frequency = 12370 MHz V, symbolrate 20000000, vpid = 0x1022, apid
> = 0x1023 sid = 0x0001
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> status 1f | signal 4200 | snr 1900 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 4200 | snr 1900 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 4200 | snr 1900 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> status 1f | signal 4400 | snr 1900 | ber fffffffe | unc fffffffe |
> FE_HAS_LOCK
> 
> nasa is a free channel on Echostar7.  It is circular right in
> polarization.  I'm using an 18" DirecTv dish and LNB.  It's basically
> the typical dish they give to new subscribers of DirecTv here in the
> US.  I'm located in San Diego. 


AFAIK, DirecTV uses DSS and not DVB. DSS is not supported.
http://www.tech-faq.com/dss.shtml

DSS doesn't use the MPEG-2 standard whereas DVB uses the MPEG-2 standard


Manu



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