[linux-dvb] MSI TV @nywhere a/d support

Peter D. peter_s_d at fastmail.com.au
Fri Jan 12 05:38:01 CET 2007


On Friday 12 January 2007 10:35, hermann pitton wrote:

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> That might depend on if your au-Adelaide (?) initial scan file is
> already tda10046 safe. It needs correct values. Other frontends are more
> tolerant and this can break it for you.

I forgot about that.  I have two tuner cards and they differ in their 
capabilities when presented with wrong configuration files.  Be warned that 
there are many places that such a config file can be lurking - especially 
if you are playing with multiple applications.  

I'm in Melbourne if you are interested in my configuration of Kaffeine.  

> Usually, if using "scan" from mercurial dvb-apps, it is best to set all
> to AUTO there except freq. and bandwidth.
>
> This works fine for me on all 8MHz transponders, but my single 7MHz one
> won't do it that way. Might differ for you. I think people had already
> success also with 7MHz stuff.
>
> Another known pitfall with the tda10046 is that in Australia reportedly
> offsets of 167000Hz are in use. You might try with modified scan files
> with such positive and negative offsets.
>
> If all works once, and also the other inputs are tested, to add the card
> to auto detection should be a minor problem.
> The chip listing in the bttv-gallery.de is also not complete.
> I would like to see a candidate for the IR controller ;)

Do you want any information about the remote?  


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