[linux-dvb] Technotrend Budget S2-3200 Digital artefacts on HDchannels

Chris Silva 2manybills at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 17:08:39 CET 2009


On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Chris Silva <2manybills at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Alex Betis <alex.betis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Chris Silva <2manybills at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Newsy Paper
>>> <newspaperman_germany at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> > the transponders you don't get lock are problem transponders of s2-3200.
>>> > The driver is still not able to lock on dvb-s2 30000 3/4 transponders :(
>>> >
>>> > Which software do you use to play HD content?
>>> > you need either xine-lib 1.2 with external ffmpeg (recent developer's
>>> > version).
>>> > or xine-vdpau (if you have a NVIDIA graka that supports h264 hw
>>> > acceleration).
>>> >
>>> > regards
>>> >
>>> > Newsy
>>>
>>> I can confirm this. I use S30W (Hispasat) and one of the providers,
>>> Meo, broadcasts everything on DVB-S2 30000 3/4.
>>> I can't get a lock on any of the transponders/channels. And to make
>>> matters worse, not even scan-s2 can get a really usable channel list.
>>> I had to build the list by hand, according to
>>> http://pt.kingofsat.net/pack-meo.php page.
>>>
>>> And it still doesn't work.
>>>
>>> I use vdr-xine and xineliboutput with vdr 1.7.0 and up, plus
>>> xine-vdpau to no avail.
>>>
>>> What's the point of having a DVB-S2 card if we can't tune to those
>>> channels? What's missing in the S2-3200 drivers?
>>
>> What drivers do you use?
>> I saw that Igor did some changes in his repository to lock on high SR
>> channels.
>>
>
> I've tried with both v4l-dvb and Igor repository. Haven't tried with
> latest changes Igor made.
>
> I'll try it tonight and comment on the state.
>
> But for now, I'm somewhat disappointed. It's been over 6 months trying
> to make DVB-S2 transponders to work and no result to show.
>
> But wey... DVB-S works perfectly.
>
> Chris
>

Latest changes I can see at
http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin/ were made about 7
to 10 days ago. Is this correct? If that's correct, then I'm using
latest Igor drivers. And behavior described above is what I'm getting.

I can't see anything related do high SR channels on Igor repository.

Chris



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