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

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 17:19:01 CET 2009


On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Chris Silva <2manybills at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

He did it few months ago. If you're on latest than you should have it.


>
>
> Chris
>
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