[linux-dvb] Pinnacle PCTV Sat HDTV Pro USB (PCTV452e) and DVB-S2

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 23:26:06 CET 2008


Hi,

Dominik Kuhlen wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Manus multiproto HG tree (jusst.de/hg/multiproto) and the attached patch make the pctv452e work with DVB-S2 and DVB-S :)
> 
> Also the LED turns to green if the frontend is openend and turns back to orange if released (thanks to manu for postproc interface ;).
> 
> I managed to tune Astra19.2E 11.915GHz transponder (Premiere) and receive tables and data,
> but my CPU is too slow do decode the video in realtime :(
> The tuning seems to be quite reliable (no failures so far).
> But I had no luck to tune to 11.722GHz (Pro7) so far (maybe some values are hardcoded to 27500kSym/s).
> 

I have pushed in 2 bug fixes (just now), which may affect operation
in some cases. Can you please test the the PCTV driver against the
current head and see whether the issue still exists ?

Regards,
Manu


> Be sure that your tuning application does the following ioctl:
> ----------
>        dvbfe_info feinfo;
> 
>         /* we have to call FE_GET_INFO to set (yeah: call get to SET ;) delivery to DVB-S2 */
>         memset(&feinfo, 0, sizeof(feinfo));
>         feinfo.delivery = DVBFE_DELSYS_DVBS2;
>         if (ioctl(front, DVBFE_GET_INFO, &feinfo) < 0) {
>                 perror("DVBFE_GET_INFO");
>         }
> -------
> 
> Happy testing,
>  Dominik
> 
> 
> 
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