[linux-dvb] dvb-apps questions

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Wed Jun 6 11:20:33 CEST 2007


On 6/06/2007 6:48 PM, Chris Malarky wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> 
> On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 13:02 +1000, Paul wrote:
>> I have a few questions and suggestions now I see some activity on the dvb-apps
>>
>> Q.1 tzap
>> This seems loop indefinately  can we also have option to limit the output to a count or 
>> duration eg -count 10 or -time 5 secs
> 
> Have you tried using the -x option?  tzap tunes and then exits.
> However, I think you have to load the dvb-core module with
> dvb_shutdown_timeout set to 0, otherwise the signal is lost again.
> 
> A count (as well as the human-readable option you asked for the other
> day) already exists in femon - perhaps you could do a 'tzap -x',
> followed by an 'femon -h -C ...'?
> 
> Cheers,
> Chris

so femon and tzap work together? ahhh

Actually the big picture is I want to write a script which I can log these values in a 
database so I can gather info on my signal and reception etc..

But I will try with the -x option just thought it would not give enough data to have the 
strength stablise.


Thanks
Paul



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