[linux-dvb] Hauppaug Nova T 500

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Tue Sep 4 22:06:13 CEST 2007


I demand that Dave may or may not have written...

> I have a Win TV Nova T 500 (NOT the diversity model). I can't tune any
> channels.
[snip]
> Using scan from the dvb-utils package, just shows "tuning failed" for 
> each frequency for uk-Craigkelly, which I am pretty sure is the right 
> tuning file for me ...

> root at black:/home/dave# scan 
> /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/uk-Craigkelly
> scanning /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/uk-Craigkelly
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> initial transponder 490000000 0 2 9 3 0 3 0
> initial transponder 514000000 0 2 9 1 0 3 0
> initial transponder 538000000 0 2 9 3 0 3 0
> initial transponder 570000000 0 2 9 1 0 3 0
> initial transponder 618000000 0 2 9 1 0 3 0
> initial transponder 642000000 0 2 9 1 0 3 0

It could be that that tuning file is wrong, but is still useable with some
hardware; I found this to be the case for uk-PontopPike, for which the fec_hi
parameter was wrong such that it would work with my Nova-T PCI cards but not
with my Nova-T Stick.

I suggest trying w_scan:
  http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Scan#No_suitable_initial_scan_file.3F

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