[mythtv] DVB cards that support Terrestrial and Cable
scottcmoncrieff at gmail.com
Fri May 4 17:56:54 UTC 2012
The developer of the driver apparently said this about the problem
" the driver use the new DVB-v5-API. It use a frontend pro tuner (not all
apps using the right call to switch between dvb-c and dvb-t - i.e. mythtv)."
Does this help? There is a thread about this on the ubuntu forum
On May 3, 2012 12:30 PM, "Scott Moncrieff" <scottcmoncrieff at gmail.com>
> I could use a fix for this if you have one. Have you got a way of
> switching the card to DVB-T?
> I have the card working on a system running 11.10 but just installed
> 12.04 (on another drive) and built the LinuxTV drivers and it doesn't
> see it anymore.
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Martin Smith <msmith999999 at gmail.com>
> > Hi,
> > I've been playing with Terratec Cinergy T cards. The second tuner on
> > these supports DVB-T and DVB-C but the drxk driver always initializes
> > them as DVB-C. I have a UK Freeview setup so when myth tries to tune
> > the card it doesn't work as it uses the wrong set of parameters.
> > I've come up with 3 possible approaches to get round this:
> > 1.) Modify myth so it can set the tuner type as part of tuning
> > 2.) Modify the driver so it can be told which standard to initialize with
> > 3.) Run a utility at startup that switches the card to DVB-T
> > 3.) is an easy hack that will solve my problem. As the others involve
> > more work and would probably mean hassle in getting my employer to
> > assign copyright I thought I'd see what people think about this before
> > diving into the code.
> > Thanks,
> > Martin
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