[linux-dvb] dvb-s with kaffeine and nova-s-plus

William Smith william.smith at ebaana.net
Tue Feb 21 17:39:51 CET 2006

On Tuesday 21 February 2006 01:00, Christophe Thommeret wrote:
> Le Lundi 20 Février 2006 23:31, Just2blue4U a écrit :
> > Hi everybody!
> >
> > I'm watching TV with my wintv nova-s-plus with szap and mplayer.
> > I want to use a graphical program, so i tried to use kaffeine.
> > Kaffeine (v0.7.1) itself works well, but it doesn't recognize my
> > nova-s-plus.
> > I already installed xine-libs (v1.1) and also tried to launch as root,
> > but both did fail.
> >
> > What am i doing wrong / What must i do to get my TV-Card running?
> Maybe your kaffeine does not have dvb features compiled in.
> Start kaffeine from a term and look at the output for a message like:
> "kaffeine: No DVB device found".
> If you can't see it, make sure /usr/include/linux/dvb/frontend.h exists and
> recompile kaffeine

Did you try to set in Kaffeine to Settings -> Player Engine -> Kaffeine
It took me a while to figure this out. Once I set this, the DVB icon was
not dim any longer and I could open my card and scan channels in Kaffeine.

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