[linux-dvb] MSI TV Anywhere A/D V1.1 Almost Works :(

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sun Jan 13 01:51:52 CET 2008


Am Sonntag, den 13.01.2008, 10:37 +1100 schrieb Robin Rainton:
> hermann pitton wrote:
> > Maybe somebody from Sydney can help, don't know it offhand, but try to add a positive offset of 167000Hz to the initial scan file.
> >   
> I know the frequencies in this file work, as for the other card I have 
> they are fine. Or are you saying that the hardware won't be mapping 
> frequencies it's given properly and therefore needs that offset adding?

Yes, hardware capabilities are different.

That's why I said give it at least a try.

Do so,

Hermann


> 
> Actually - I notice in the code that .info reads:
> 
>     .info = {
>         .name = "Philips TDA10046H DVB-T",
>         .type = FE_OFDM,
>         .frequency_min = 51000000,
>         .frequency_max = 858000000,
>         .frequency_stepsize = 166667,
>         .caps =
>             FE_CAN_FEC_1_2 | FE_CAN_FEC_2_3 | FE_CAN_FEC_3_4 |
>             FE_CAN_FEC_5_6 | FE_CAN_FEC_7_8 | FE_CAN_FEC_AUTO |
>             FE_CAN_QPSK | FE_CAN_QAM_16 | FE_CAN_QAM_64 | FE_CAN_QAM_AUTO |
>             FE_CAN_TRANSMISSION_MODE_AUTO | FE_CAN_GUARD_INTERVAL_AUTO
>     },
> 
> But as previously noted, the chip is a TDA10046A and on the box the 
> specs say, "TV Tuner: Digital TV: 45MHz to 863MHz"
> 
> Do you think this could cause problems?
> 
> BTW, when I use the scan utility where my other card finds channels, 
> this one reports 'filter timeout', like this:
> 
>  >>> tune to: 
> 571500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
> WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0011
> WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0000
> WARNING: filter timeout pid 0x0010
> 
> Which beats a plain, 'tuning failed!!!' I guess... are these clues helping?
> 
> Rob




More information about the linux-dvb mailing list