[linux-dvb] RE: Any luck with Fusion so far?

Mark test at pistolsatdawn.com
Wed Aug 2 10:15:26 CEST 2006

I have tried various combinations of what was suggested in the posts 
but no luck in geting data from the USB.

If Chris needs access to a card I get get him remote access to my box 
to do some testing/dev if he wants.  Don;t have the resources to send 
him one....


Quoting Klaus Frahm <frahm at irsamc.ups-tlse.fr>:

> On  1 Aug, Mark wrote:
>> Yep,
>> Tried 2.6.18-rc3 last night same thing.
>> PCI works just fine.  USB will tune with tzap and get a signal lock but no
>> picture/stream.  Also the USB will not find anything with dvbscan.
> You may want to verify if this is not the same or similar problem as in
> my case with a different card (AverTV A800 USB2.0) that I needed to get
> a 2nd lock immediately after the first one to start the video flux, for
> example by using the stop/play buttons in VLC or a double use of tzap
> (with the "-x" option for the first tzap to exit after getting the
> lock), i.e. try simply:
> tzap -x <all_your_options> ; tzap <all_your_options>
> or more generally:
> tzap -x <some_options_for_one_channel> ; "any_other_video_software"
> (such as VLC, VDR, maybe dvbscan (?), ...).
> Look here (and in the link there) for more details:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-July/011906.html
> as well in the full thread.
> If you have indeed the same problem, chances are good that the latest
> driver version (of dvb_usb) of Patrick Boettcher (which is the main
> topic of that thread) may solve the problem and the problem would not be
> due to a particular card but more for the situation when one has a very
> good antenna reception such that tzap gives "0000" signal and "ffff" snr
> (as with me). This could also explain that eventually the same card may
> work in one case and not in another case. But okay you have first to
> verify that this is indeed the same problem.
> Greetings, Klaus.

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