[linux-dvb] dvbstream fails to tune QAM-256
nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Wed Nov 24 12:02:57 CET 2010
David Liontooth ha scritto:
> On 11/19/2010 11:51 PM, David Liontooth wrote:
>> I'm using Debian's dvbstream 0.6+cvs20090621-1 to capture video and
>> closed captioning to file.
>> If I tune with azap, dvbstream works fine, but I can't get it to tune
>> on its own.
>> In the Debian source code, I activated DVB_ATSC by adding -DDVB_ATSC
>> to CFLAGS in the Makefile.
>> dvbstream -f 645000000 -qam 256 -v 49 a 52 -o > test.ts
>> gives me the error "Unknown FE type".
>> Suggestions? Is this a problem with an API that has changed since
>> dvbstream's last release?
> If I change tune.h to allow DVB API >=3 major instead of just ==3, I
> get this (this is a very lightly patched version to allow 8 cards):
> # dvbstream -f 621000 -qam 256 -v 8192 -a 8192 -s 6875 -n 10 -o:test.ts
> dvbstream v0.7.01 - (C) Dave Chapman 2001-2004
> Released under the GPL.
> Latest version available from http://dvbtools.sourceforge.net
> Open file test.ts
> Tuning to 621000 MHz
> Using DVB card "Samsung S5H1411 QAM/8VSB Frontend", freq=621000
> tuning ATSC to 621000000, modulation=5
> Getting frontend status
> Event: Frequency: 621000000
> Modulation: 5
> Bit error rate: 0
> Signal strength: 0
> SNR: 0
> UNC: 0
> FE_STATUS: FE_HAS_SIGNAL FE_HAS_LOCK FE_HAS_CARRIER FE_HAS_VITERBI
> MAP 0, file test.ts: From -1 secs, To -1 secs, 0 PIDs -
> dvbstream will stop after 10 seconds (0 minutes)
> Streaming 1 stream
> Caught signal 1 - closing cleanly.
> So it tries to tune, and succeeds in a manner of speaking -- if I try
> to tune to an unavailable frequency, it will fail; here we can see it
> locks. However, the Signal strength is zero and the file is empty.
> What happened with the ATSC QAM-256 tuning in between DVB API 3.1 and
> now? I'm running 126.96.36.199, with DVB API 5.1.
it's the usual debian idiocy to package only "official releases".
I refuse to release anything, so unless Dave does it you should use a
fresh cvs checkout from sourceforge,
where the limitation was removed years ago.
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