[linux-dvb] scandvb bug & How can I get the uk BBC hdtv channels working?

Soyeb Aswat soyeb at btinternet.com
Tue Jun 6 02:15:12 CEST 2006


On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 00:46 +0100, Darren Wilkinson wrote:
> The scandvb bug is also related to the BBC hdtv trials.
> 
> I'm feeting scandvb a config file with the following info:
> 
> T 554160000 8MHz NONE NONE QAM64 8k NONE NONE

I used:

T 554000000 8MHz 2/3 1/2 QPSK 8k 1/32 NONE

that gave me:

BBC
HD1:554000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_2_3:QAM_64:TRANSMIS
SION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:0:36932
BBC
HD1:554167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMIS
SION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:0:36932
ITV HD
Trial:522167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QPSK:TRANS
MISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:162:41029
Ch4 HD
Trial:522167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QPSK:TRANS
MISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:182:41152
five HD
Trial:522167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QPSK:TRAN
SMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:202:41168
ITV HD
Trial:522000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_2_3:QAM_64:TRA
NSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:162:41029
Ch4 HD
Trial:522000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_2_3:QAM_64:TRA
NSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:182:41152
five HD
Trial:522000000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_2_3:QAM_64:TR
ANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:202:41168

> Which gives me the following in my channels.conf:
> 
> BBC 
> HD1:554167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_1_2:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE:0:0:36932

<snip>

> Also as the BBC trial uses h.264 has anyone managed to get even a broken 
> picture played on any app in linux?

Compile the latest ffmpeg from cvs and then the latest vlc against it.
You should then be able to tune and play bbc hd1, though you'll need a
ridiculously fast computer, my 3ghz p4 is no where near fast enough.

Regards,

Soyeb





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