[linux-dvb] Re: usb-vp702x: Can't record dvb-stream

David Fröhlich dfroe at gmx.de
Tue Mar 7 17:55:08 CET 2006


Rainer Schubert wrote:
> Try "tzap -r station" where "station" is a name from your channels.conf
> file.
>
> Without the "-r" option, there is just tuning, but nothing will be
> received (there is no output for you to record).

You mean szap (it's a DVB-S Box)?

---------- 8< ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ---------- 8< ----------
server:~ # szap -r Das_Erste
reading channels from file '/root/.szap/channels.conf'
zapping to 1 'Das_Erste':
sat 0, frequency = 11836 MHz H, symbolrate 27500000, vpid = 0x0065, apid = 
0x0066
using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 0000 | snr 0000 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 | 
FE_HAS_LOCK
---------- >8 ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ---------- >8 ----------

But when I do a 'cat /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0' while running 'szap -r', I 
don't get any data.
I think, it's because signal and snr are zero. Normally they should be >0.
:-/



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