[linux-dvb] Question relating to media players (GXine in particular) and DVB-S channels

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 7 21:51:46 CET 2006

I demand that Mark Cianfaglione may or may not have written...

> I've got a DVB-S (satellite) card which I've properly installed in my Linux
> box which I can tune to various channels using the dvbtune utility and I've
> created a channels.conf file and placed it in the .xine directory. When I
> use gxine however it reports that there is no lock.

xine-lib is responsible for tuning; gxine knows nothing about it.

> I know that this does in fact lock but the scan utility uses the -l DBS
> (local oscillator frequency DBS = 12500MHz)  and there does not seem to be
> any way to set this crucial piece of info up in gxine from what I can tell.

Feel free to send patches for xine-lib, preferably to xine-devel or to the
xine project's BTS... not being a DVB-S user, I can't really help with this.

And it's "gxine", not "GXine". :-)

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