[linux-dvb] Hauppauge WinTV-HVR4000 and DVB-S2...

Zenon Mousmoulas zmousm at admin.grnet.gr
Tue Feb 19 14:22:19 CET 2008

On 19 Φεβ 2008, at 2:52 ΜΜ, Igor wrote:

>>>> My goal is to get this card to tune to a DVB-S2 transponder, more
>>>> specifically this one:
>>>> http://en.kingofsat.net/tp.php?tp=2656
>>>> I have a dish with 4 LNBs connected to the HVR4000 through a DiSEqC
>>>> 1.0 4x1 switch.
>>>> The 4th LNB is pointed to this satellite and I can tune to DVB-S
>>>> transponders there just fine with another card as well as this one
>>>> (more on that later).
>>>> I assume multiproto is necessary for DVB-S2 tuning to actually  
>>>> work.
>>>> Right?
>>> yes, right. Latest version of multiproto will help you.
>> Thanks. Since I asked this in the first place, let me put it another
>> way:
>> Currently there is no other way to get DVB-S2 tuning, other than  
>> going
>> with the multiproto tree, such as a patch-set for the main hg tree?
> there's other way - the hvr4000-patches from Darron Broad for  
> current hg tree
> http://dev.kewl.org/hauppauge/

As I wrote in my first mail, I also tried those (more specifically the  
sfe patch), but it didn't work for S2 (DVB-S worked with 2.6.22):

> I have also tried the patches from http://dev.kewl.org/hauppauge/  
> against the v4l-dvb tree. The patches didn't apply cleanly with the  
> current tip. I had to go back to 7192 (b6e3eee46ca2) to apply the  
> 2008-02-07 sfe patch. Compiled for 2.6.22, DVB-S works, with the  
> default sysctl value of dev.cx24116.modfec=0xfe30. After setting  
> dev.cx24116.modfec=0x0d I can no longer scan a DVB-S or a DVB-S2  
> transponder. With 2.6.24 neither of the above works.

Is there something else I am missing?


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