[linux-dvb] [PATCH] DIB3000MC and NOVA T USB2

Mario Rossi mariofutire at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 23 22:32:09 CET 2006

My patch is only useful when trying to tune a transponder using some
of the XXX_AUTO settings. For instance FEC_AUTO instead of FEC_2_3.
In this case dib3000mc is clever enough to figure out which FEC_ to
use to get a correct tuning.
IMHO, in your case, I'm afraid but it should make no difference.

On 11/23/06, José Oliver Segura <primijos at gmail.com> wrote:
>        Hi Mario,
>        I'd like to ask you a question regarding the dib3000mc patch: I
> have almost no idea of dvb (thus, SEQ, ***_AUTO, etc, sounds strange
> to me :)) , but I have a WinTV nova-t stick, that works OK under
> windows and has some problems (lots of "ber" and some "unc" with a
> signal of about 7000/8000) under linux (and it uses dib300mc module),
> and I was wondering if the modifcations you are proposing with your
> patch could help (I mean: does it improve signal reception in someway?
> [I'm assuming ber/unc are due to signal reception, which maybe is too
> much assumption?])
>        The behaviour of the stick with linux is very strange (sadly:
> windows works perfect with hauppaugge drivers). Under Linux, I've
> found that for these channels for what I get a high number of ber/unc
> (thus: impossible to watch tv), if I tune (tzap) to another specific
> channel (a channel that has a signal between a000-a200, ber=0, unc=0),
> and then I try to zap back to the channel with high ber/unc, these
> values are 0 (or almost) so, I can watch that channel... but... after
> some time (minutes?), the numbers start to get higher, and back again
> to "unwatchable" TV :)
>        As I told, I have no idea about what _guard, seq, etc. mean,
> sorry if this question is completely silly

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