[linux-dvb] Forcing SW tuning on the DST cards

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Mar 10 21:43:58 CET 2006

Luis Ochoa wrote:
> Hi all,
> Judging by what I've been reading, all the drivers have default as SW
> tuning except the DST cards that have HW as default.
> By reading around, and by my own personal experience, at least on my
> card (Chaintech DigiTOP DST-1000), tuning is not working too well for
> me with the latest mercurial (sometimes it tunes, others not,
> especially when I'm sending a 22khz signal to switch LNBs).
> I read another thread where Manu provides a link to his personal
> development tree (I suppose), and by passing dst_algo=0 to the dst
> module, I get the card to tune reliably every time.
> Now, my problem is I _need_ the mercurial tree for another board that
> was added (genpix) and whose patches don't compile against Manu's
> tree. Now this is my Question: can anybody give me a pointer on where
> to look so that I can modify/compile the current mercurial so that I
> can make the DST tuning algo being SW by default like the rest of the
> cards?.
> Thanks for your help.
> Luis.
hg clone http://path.to/first/tree

cd {tree}

hg pull -u http://path.to/second/tree

hg update -m

make && sudo make install

Hope this helps!

Michael Krufky

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