[linux-dvb] Updates of scan files for Sydney, Australia

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Dec 7 13:25:48 CET 2005

On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 05:10:19PM +1100, Nigel Pearson wrote:
> >>Note that I have not checked the FEC or guard,
> >>but most clents won't care?
> >
> >It might be better to use AUTO if you don't know for sure.
> >Some drivers might otherwise disable auto detection.
> 	OK. Is there any reason not to set everything
> (except bandwidth and frequency) to auto?
> Is that any slower for the drivers to get a lock?
> If not, then we might as well auto everything!

E.g. the tda10046 data sheet suggests to use all known
parameters to speed up tuning, whereas e.g. the mt352
seems to be fast even with all set to AUTO.

So we do not want to AUTO everything (although a scan
application probably doesn't rely on ultimate tuning speed).


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