[linux-dvb] Infos regarding TERRATEC Cinergy HT PCMCIA

Wolfgang Freitag-Friedl wolfgang.friedl at shlink.ch
Sun May 10 21:40:55 CEST 2009

Mathieu Taillefumier schrieb am 10.05.2009 17:37   ---¦
> Hello,
>> Hello,
>> has anyone tested this card (TERRATEC Cinergy HT PCMCIA) or found useful
>> links I could follow?
>> <http://www.terratec.net/de/produkte/Cinergy_HT_PCMCIA_1599.html>
>> <http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/TerraTec_Cinergy_HT_PCMCIA>
>> <http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-October/013898.html>
> This card works since I was able to make it work on Fedora and CLFS 
> without any problems. The analogue part works with kdetv and mplayer. 
> The dvb-t part works too without problems with kaffeine for instance so 
> it should work with the dvb-tools. The only thing that needs a little 
> effort is the sound that is not directly send to the sound card. You 
> need to use the sox trick explained in the linuxtv wiki.
>> kind regards,
> Best
> Mathieu


absolutely right, works fine, thank you.
I am sorry I haven't found the time till now to give short message of
the status till now (as I use to give when having asked on a list)

DVB-T everything OK (Ubuntu 8.x and Debian testing), analogue works by
using this PCI-DMA "trick" you mentionend (sox with alsa and a 22050
audio-rate gave best results) One thing to mention: a few channels come
only mute.
<http://www.sasag.ch/angebot/kabelTV.php> (BR and superRTL, are the ones
as far as I remember).
It could be, that using a oss=0 option with saa7134 allows, when
switching to another, "working" channel, then "v4lctl volume mute off"
and switching back, can get you around - I had to few time to test
it/was not important enough; this problem seems to be a known issue, I
had later found some hits on this.



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