[linux-dvb] how to full satellite (all transponders) scan?

Steffen Barszus st_barszus at gmx.de
Fri Apr 6 08:53:38 CEST 2007

Nick Andrew schrieb:

>On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 11:36:34AM +0330, Ali H.M. Hoseini wrote:
>>I know how to use scan utility from dvbapps suite to scan my skystar2
>>card, but I want to scan all transponders on a single command execution.
>>The scan utility just gives me channels in transponder given in initial
>>file, or sometime 2 or more transponders.
>>Is there any way, for example giving one base frequency and then scan
>>increases that frequency in 1 mhz steps to give me all channels
>>available on the satellite?
>I wrote a perl script to iterate through the frequencies. It just made
>a big scan file.

Nice idea. But i think 1Mhz is a bit heavy. Have seen an approach on a 
commercial STB, where you could give the starting frequency and the 
distance (f.i. 8khz) to do a scan. Shouldn't a similar approach also 
work with scan ?



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