[mythtv-users] australian channel tuning conflicts
0123peter at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 09:01:07 UTC 2011
On Mon, 8 Aug 2011, sonofzev at iinet.net.au wrote:
> I'm wondering if there are any australians (hopefully from Melbourne) who may
> have encountered the following problem and maybe even have a solution.. I'm using
> this as a last ditch effort before going back to the v4l/kernel list
> I have 2 different cards on my mythbackend,
> 1. DVICO Fusion Lite (bt878 based PCI card)
> 2. DVICO Fusion Dual Express ( cx23885 PCI express dual card --- version 1)
Off topic; just check that you can use all three tuners at the same
time. If not, upgrade your kernel.
> The backend is 0.24.1 from July (gentoo ebuild from overlay)
> I have had no end of trouble with channel 9 and SBS on the dual express tuner
> (express).. I thought it was reception but after reading a post somewhere I tried
> setting up a new input group and rescanning using that tuner..
> What I found was a completely different channel number for the nine network
> on the express they are
> 1072 - NINE Digital
> 1073 - GEM
> 1074 - GO!
> 789 - SBSHD
> 785 - SBS 1
> 786 - SBS 2
When I see numbers like that I just rescan. After two or three attempts things
usually look sensible.
> but on the lite they are
> 9 - NINE Digital
> 99 - GEM
> 90 - GO!
> 30 - SBSHD
> 3 - SBS 1
> 32 - SBS 2
> The channels are completely stable on the fusion lite.. but I'm not convinced
> they are stable on the express but at least I have been able to get reception
> with these new numbers...
Remember that SBS and 9 need a +125 kHz offset. Things will look better
after you adjust that.
> Basically this doesn't really seem right.. is there something I've done
> Furthermore.. using the shepherd listings grabber, the items don't populate for
> those channels above on the express.. I have posted the shepherd list.
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