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

gimli gimli at dark-green.com
Mon Jan 5 14:20:22 CET 2009

Artem Makhutov schrieb:
> Hi,
> 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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Hi have also a similar problem on the TerraTec Cinergy S2 PCI HD
with the S2API drivers from the Liplianin tree.


Edgar (gimli) Hucek

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