[linux-dvb] Re - Lifeview FlyDVB-T (Tuner issues?)

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Sun Jan 13 21:56:07 CET 2008

Il Sunday 13 January 2008 20:40:39 Robert Noble-Eddy ha scritto:

> Managed to get a bit further myself - I realized that I need to
> provide some firmware. I tried to use the firmware that is listed
> in the get_dvb_firware script, for the tda10046 there are two
> versions (one for lifeview, one other), both of which give the same
> dmesg output (included below), however, neither of which actually
> let me find any channels when I scan.
> Is there something else obvious that I'm missing?

a real tuner :)
I used an equal card for several months, and I verified
that the 8274 silicon tuner it mounts is a very weak tuner.
It also overheats very quickly, even when not used.
The trio is a much better card, but even so a card with a
good tin-can tuner doesn't have rivals

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