[linux-dvb] Medion SAA7134 and DVB-S - How?

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Tue Nov 7 02:13:14 CET 2006


Hi!

Am Dienstag, den 07.11.2006, 00:35 +0100 schrieb Hartmut Hackmann:
> Hi
> 
> Chris Winger wrote:

[...]
> > 
> > If I start kaffeine, I get DVB-T to work. Kaffeine recognisez the card as:
> > Using DVB device 0:0 "Philips TDA10046H DVB-T"
> > 
> > Why TDA10046H instead of FMD1216ME?
> > 
> TDA10046 is the channel decoder which is the "center of the frontend": Thats
> correct.
> 
> > Why is there no other device for DVB-S available?
> > 
> Hm, does anybody know which channel decoder and tuner are used in the DVB-S
> section?

Remember, we had this one on the video4linux-list.

It has a conventional DVB-S can tuner, likely covered by dvb-pll or easy
to add, at least all questions were asked.

The problem was the not yet supported tda10086 channel decoder.

This has changed and also no problems with the dual PCI bridge are
expected, except Mike took care to disable it ;)

Should be worth to dig it out.

Cheers,
Hermann







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