[mythtv-users] Tuning freesat
anothersname at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 30 10:58:00 UTC 2009
2009/10/30 Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>:
> 2009/10/30 Another Sillyname <anothersname at googlemail.com>:
>> 2009/10/19 Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>:
>>> 2009/10/19 Ben Lancaster <mail at benlancaster.co.uk>:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> Having done some googling around, seems like this is a fairly oft-discussed
>>>> So, I just had a dish installed today, and have plugged in an HVR-4000 card
>>>> and updated the firmware (to work around the MythBuntu 9.04 corrupt firmware
>>>> issue). The card is /dev/dvb/adapter7, and the DVB-S tuner is adapter0.
>>>> I'm trying to scan using the 'scan' tool from dvb-apps to generate a
>>>> channels.conf, however, it can't seem to pick anything up? (See output at
>>>> the end of this message).
>>>> Do I need to set any command-line LNB options? I've never used DVB-S before,
>>>> so I'm a little bit in the dark.
>>> MythTV 0.22 RC1 should handle DVB-S scanning without requiring the use
>>> of a channels.conf import.
>> How can you scan DVB-S without either entering a frequency or using an
>> existing channels.conf?
>> The reason I ask is that I'm currently configuring a .22RC1 box and
>> have hit a problem.
>> Specifically I can generate a channels.conf on 28E using dvbscan
>> without a problem and it has hundreds of entries, however when I try
>> to import that into .22RC I only get 5 muxs being identified. I've
>> tried this on both DVB-S tuners and get the same result.
> You do need to use a starting frequency for the scan - I tend to use
> the BBC1 England mux at 10773 H (SR 22000). There is however a plan
> for a future release to keep an internal satellite database to allow
> the end-user to simply choose a satellite to scan.
> Nick Morrott
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I though I was having an attack of the very stupids earlier (happens
more often then I care to admit).
By the way whereabouts are you based (ish)?
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