[mythtv-users] DVB-S Card for mythtv in the UK

Timothy Parez timothyparez at mac.com
Sat Aug 4 10:15:32 UTC 2007


>>
>> And - on Timothy's point about not getting a lock with his Nova-S,  
>> I'm
>> running trunk as well and have no issues with locks on every channel.
>
> There IS a difference in quality of cards and on linux support.  
> Provided
> you don't want CI/CAM or DVB-S2 you can't go past a Skystar II.
>
> Lesser cards can have trouble tuning /locking if your signal is not
> great (eg sat not well aligned, susceptible to wind/snow/heavy rain  
> etc).


My problem seems to be purely a mythtv problem, something to do with  
the monitoring code
blocking access (it's in the bug reports somewhere). From the command  
line it works fine, rain or no rain :-)

So until the MythTV issue is fixed I'm using my own pvr software.


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