[linux-dvb] channels.conf for Astra 28.2/28.5 FTA + Free to View

William Smith william.smith at ebaana.net
Wed Feb 1 17:54:48 CET 2006

Are you sure this is Astra 28.2? This looks a lot like Eurobird 1 28.5.
Your channels.conf looks a lot like mine, and I know for sure I am tuned into 
Eurobird 1.  Your antenna might be very slightly off. Tiny Pop is on Eurobird 
1 for sure.


On Tuesday 31 January 2006 22:45, Rob Davis wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Having banged my head against the wall for about a month trying to get a
> channels.conf list for use with mplayer/xine, I decided to cheat by
> finding an existing one the internet.
> I noticed that the one in cvs and several others around the internet
> have the same problem, which is, half the names are missing, some
> channels (like Tiny Pop) just don't appear, others are listed twice.  I
> have tried to use several transponders, but with mixed results.  So I
> gave up with dvbscan.
> I have just spent the last couple of hours writing a quick bash hack to
> convert a "services" file off my dreambox, which seemed to make a better
> job of channel scanning than dvbscan, and convert it to channels.conf
> format.
> I have decided that this is probably useful to someone else, so have
> attached it for usage, or for putting into cvs for anyone else.
> Hope it helps someone, it's defaulted for disceq 0, it should be fairly
> easy to change back.
> I've not done a lot of tidying, but it seems to work better than the
> native ones.

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