[linux-dvb] DVB-C budget decoding - no picture

Simon Baxter linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Wed Jun 6 22:59:57 CEST 2007


> > >> CamThread: cam 0 is ready
> > >> CamThread: LLCI cam slot detected
> > >> CamThread: pmt sent to cam
> >
> > > This looks correct (pmt has been found, encoded & uploaded to the cam).
> > Are
> > > you sure your cam works correctly with the used scrambling system /
> smart
> > > card?
> >
> > The CAM/Smartcard work fine with the BDA drivers provided, under
> Windows...
>
> When I use the DVB channels menu in Kaffeine to scan for channels, the
> SIGNAL bar is either 0% or 1% - never higher.  It scans and finds channels
> fine, and the card works fine under windows so I assume there is enough
> signal strength.
>
> Can you tell me what level you get for SIGNAL?
>
> Do you think there could be anything else in dvb_ca_en50221.c or
> saa7146_i2c.c  (or anyother part of the driver) which could be affecting
> this??

And to clarify - I seem to be getting a clear signal:

[root at media1 ~]# czap -c channels.conf ONE
using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
reading channels from file 'channels.conf'
  1 ONE:618000000:INVERSION_AUTO:XXXXX00:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:5011:5012:501
  1 ONE: f 618000000, s XXXXX00, i 2, fec 9, qam 3, v 0x1393, a 0x1394
status 1f | signal 01c8 | snr 2126 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c7 | snr 226a | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c7 | snr 2124 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c8 | snr 2321 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c6 | snr 2144 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c7 | snr 2225 | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c6 | snr 216a | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK
status 1f | signal 01c8 | snr 204f | ber 00000000 | unc 00000000 |
FE_HAS_LOCK





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