[linux-dvb] Pinnacle 400e USB DVB-S something to try

Andrea Venturi a.venturi at cineca.it
Thu Nov 23 15:19:56 CET 2006


Andrew de Quincey wrote:

>> andrea at nb-venturi:~$ dvbstream -f 10847 -p V -o 8192 > /dev/null
>> dvbstream v0.6 - (C) Dave Chapman 2001-2004
>> Released under the GPL.
>> Latest version available from http://www.linuxstb.org/
>> Tuning to 10847 Hz
>> Using DVB card "Philips TDA10086 DVB-S", freq=10847
>> tuning DVB-S to Freq: 1097000, Pol:V Srate=0, 22kHz tone=off, LNB: 0
>> Setting only tone OFF and voltage 13V
> 
> Your symbol rate is set to 0 - so its not gonna lock anyway. /BUT/ you're 
> quite right, this should be detected and not caused an oops - I'll get a 
> patch with some sanity checks together. Thanks for the report.
> 

you are right

if i put the symbol rate, i get the LOCK and no oops at all. see at the
bottom

if i miss the symbol rate, i get the oops. it doesn't matter what the
other params are set.

it seems it's all about the symbol rate


andrea at nb-venturi:~$ dvbstream -f 10847000 -s 22000 -p V -o 8192 >
/tmp/prova.ts
dvbstream v0.6 - (C) Dave Chapman 2001-2004
Released under the GPL.
Latest version available from http://www.linuxstb.org/
Tuning to 10847000 Hz
Using DVB card "Philips TDA10086 DVB-S", freq=10847000
tuning DVB-S to Freq: 1097000, Pol:V Srate=22000000, 22kHz tone=off, LNB: 0
Setting only tone OFF and voltage 13V
DISEQC SETTING SUCCEDED
Getting frontend status
Event:  Frequency: 10847875
        SymbolRate: 26293317
        FEC_inner:  5

Bit error rate: 6035
Signal strength: 17476
SNR: 24672
UNC: 6
FE_STATUS: FE_HAS_SIGNAL FE_HAS_LOCK FE_HAS_CARRIER FE_HAS_VITERBI
FE_HAS_SYNC
dvbstream will stop after -1 seconds (71582788 minutes)
Output to stdout
Streaming 1 stream
Caught signal 2 - closing cleanly.





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