[linux-dvb] S2API (pctv452e) artefacts in video stream

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Mon Jan 5 14:07:57 CET 2009


On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 02:02:16PM +0100, Jens Krehbiel-Gräther wrote:
> Hi!
> I use a Pinnacle USB-Receiver (PCTV Sat HDTV Pro). The module is 
> dvb-usb-pctv452e.
> I use the repository from Igor Liplianin (actual hg release). The module 
> compiles and loads fine. The scanning with scan-s2 and zapping with 
> szap-s2 also wirk fine.
> But when I record TV from the USB-device with "cat 
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0 > (filename)" I got the TV-Stream of the actual 
> tv-station (zapped with "szap-s2 -r SAT.1" for example).
> This recorded video has artefacts, even missed frames.
> Anyone else having this problem? I remember that on multiproto there was 
> a similar problem with the pctv452e until Dominik Kuhlen patched 
> somthing since then the video was OK. Is it possible that the same 
> "error" is in the S2API-driver?

I have similar problems with my SkyStar HD (stb0899), but I
am still using the multiproto drivers.

Regards, Artem

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