[linux-dvb] get signal strength while locked

Sigmund Augdal Helberg sigmund at snap.tv
Mon Jun 19 19:07:23 CEST 2006


On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 18:39 +0200, Evangelos Stergiou wrote:
> Hello list.
> Is there a utility to measure signal strength while locked to certain 
> frequency using another
> program.... say... mplayer ? The only one I know is szap but since mplayer 
> already uses
> the adapter, it fails (opening frontend failed: Device or resource busy). Do 
> I need to modify
> mplayer or dvbscan code to do this? BTW: dvbscan does not fail, but does not 
> give signal strength either.
femon (part of dvb-apps) does exactly this.

Sigmund
> Thanks.
> 
> 
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