{MCP?} [linux-dvb] LifeView FlyDVB-T using saa7134 - "tuning failed"

Will Colwyn will at watergate-tech.com
Wed Jan 17 17:04:23 CET 2007


David Stevenson wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I am having problems setting this card which I purchased recently after looking at the supported list for DVB-T hardware. I wondered if anyone here could point me in the direction as I seem to be meandering in the dark, so here goes...
> 
> I am using Ubuntu 6.10 with kernel 2.6.17-10-generic, the machine is 32bit and uses a NVidia dual head graphics card (not sure if that last piece is important).
> 
> My aerial supply's a signal to a DigiFusion digi box which sits next to the PC (until I get the FlyDVB working) and receives a great signal. Aerial is pointing (visual line of sight) towards uk-Mendip (distance ~15 miles).
> 
> My symptoms are simply that using 'scan' - I cannot tune any channels using:
> 
> % scan /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/uk-Mendip
> 
> scanning /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/uk-Mendip
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> initial transponder 754167000 0 2 9 1 0 0 0
> 
>>>>tune to: 754167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_16:TRANSMISSION_MODE_2K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE
> 
> WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> 
>>>>tune to: 754167000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_8_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_16:TRANSMISSION_MODE_2K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_32:HIERARCHY_NONE (tuning failed)
> 
> WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
> ERROR: initial tuning failed
> dumping lists (0 services)
> Done.
> 

Looks like the initial scan file for Mendip is wrong.  The frequency 
/should/ be 778167000. (Mux1 is on channel 59+ according to the DTG website)


Will
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