[linux-dvb] Still no VHF support in mt2266 ?

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Mon Nov 5 12:35:54 CET 2007


In my hg repository the patch is committed. Due to time limitations I 
could not prepare it for 2.6.24 ... sorry.

Patrick.

On Sat, 3 Nov 2007, Michael Baudinne wrote:

> Namaste,
> 
> I have a Nova-TD usb stick on Debian Etch with the latest hg v4l-dvb
> tree compiled against the backports kernel 2.6.22 and Firmware
> dvb-usb-dib0700-1.10.fw .. so far it's running smoothly :-)
> 
> But I'm not getting any channels on transponders below 470MHz, because
> the kernel tells me, while tuning to these channels:
> 
> kernel: DVB: frontend 1 frequency 191500000 out of range
> (470000000..860000000)
> 
> Unfortunately, in Berlin there are 8 TV channels, which are on 177.5MHz
> and 191.5MHz.
> After doing some research i figured that this is due to the mt2266
> module, which obviously currently does not support VHF:
> 
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2007-October/020937.html
> 
> After that date I wasn't able to find any further progress in word or
> patch on removing this limitation.
> 
> Manually setting .frequency_min to 174000000 in mt2266.c removes the
> warning while tuning, but it seems, the tuner still does not know how to
> tune correctly.
> Since I'm not a programmer, can I do some patch testing ?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Michael
> 
> 
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