[linux-dvb] DVB-S Channel searching problem

Brice DUBOST braice at braice.net
Sat Jan 3 18:01:01 CET 2009

Roman Jarosz a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have a problem with DVB-S channel searching, the scan command doesn't find all channels in Linux on Astra 19.2E.
> It works in Windows.
> For instance the scan doesn't find RTL2, but if I add to channels.conf
> RTL2:12187:h:0:27500:166:128:12020
> then szap -r works correctly.
> I have TeVii S460 DVB-S/S2.
> Linux kernel 2.6.28.
> Can anybody help me to find out why the scan doesn't work correctly.
> I've compiled kernel from source so I can apply patches or change its settings.
> Regards,
> Roman


Scan tunes on one frequency, and uses the informations given by the
provider to find the others

Sometimes (quite often in fact) the providers doesn't give full informations

You can use wscan wich will try to lock on each possible frequency
(longer method)


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