Re: scan/scan-s2 doesn't tune, but dvbtune does?

2009-12-15 Thread Lou Otway
Michael Akey wrote: I can't get the scan/scan-s2 utilities to lock any transponders (DVB-S). My test satellite is AMC1 103W, the Pentagon Channel tp. This is probably some simple user error on my part, but I can't figure it out. I have a Corotor II with polarity changed via serial command

Re: DVB-S2 card recommendation?

2009-11-02 Thread Lou Otway
Michael Durket wrote: Is there a DVB-S2 card on the market yet with these features: 1) DVB-S2 (QPSK, 8PSK) and DVB-S modes fully supported in Linux (i.e. not experimental, not requiring sifting through different driver sources to try to find one that works) 2) Has no

Re: DVB-S2 card recommendation?

2009-11-02 Thread Lou Otway
Lou Otway wrote: I've been using the Turbosight TBS6920 for a while now, with very good results. It's a PCI device based on the Conexant CX23885 chipset. I'm pretty sure it meets all your requirements. Correction, the TBS6920 is a PCIe device! Thanks, Lou -- To unsubscribe from this list

Determining MAC address or Serial Number

2009-10-30 Thread Lou Otway
Hi, I'm trying to find a way to be able to uniquely identify each device in a PC and was hoping to use either serial or MAC for this purpose. I've looked at the documentation but can't find a generic way to read back serial numbers or MAC addresses from V4L devices? Does such a function

Re: Determining MAC address or Serial Number

2009-10-30 Thread Lou Otway
pierre.gronlier wrote: Lou Otway wrote, On 10/30/2009 10:40 AM: Hi, I'm trying to find a way to be able to uniquely identify each device in a PC and was hoping to use either serial or MAC for this purpose. I've looked at the documentation but can't find a generic way to read back serial

Nova 500 T won't tune, kernel issue?

2009-10-27 Thread Lou Otway
Hi, I have 2 versions of the Hauppauge Nova 500 T dual tuner device, both the single and dual RF input versions. Under kernel 2.6.23 using the latest drivers, they both tune fine. Under kernel 2.6.28, with the same drivers, they won't tune and I see this message when trying to tune:

Re: Symbol rate limit for TT 3200

2009-09-23 Thread Lou Otway
Manu wrote: Hi all, I have been struggling for quite a while to lock on a DVB-S2 transponder. And recently I got some information that they changed the symbol rate to 45MS/s which looks borderline to me. Can someone confirm that the TT 3200 can do that? I also attach a log that I

Re: Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T and h.264

2009-09-10 Thread Lou Otway
Eduard Huguet wrote: Lou Otway lotway at nildram.co.uk writes: Hi, Does anyone have experience of using the Hauppuage Nova-T 500 with DVB-T broadcasts with h.264 and AAC audio? DTT in New Zealand uses these formats and I'm seeing poor performance from the Nova-T card. My thinking

Re: Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T and h.264

2009-09-10 Thread Lou Otway
Eduard Huguet wrote: 2009/9/10 Lou Otway lot...@nildram.co.uk: Eduard Huguet wrote: Lou Otway lotway at nildram.co.uk writes: Hi, Does anyone have experience of using the Hauppuage Nova-T 500 with DVB-T broadcasts with h.264 and AAC audio? DTT in New Zealand uses these formats and I'm

Re: Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T and h.264

2009-09-10 Thread Lou Otway
Eduard Huguet wrote: 2009/9/10 Lou Otway lot...@nildram.co.uk: Eduard Huguet wrote: 2009/9/10 Lou Otway lot...@nildram.co.uk: Eduard Huguet wrote: Lou Otway lotway at nildram.co.uk writes: Hi, Does anyone have experience of using the Hauppuage Nova-T 500 with DVB-T broadcasts with h.264

Re: [linux-dvb] NetUP Dual DVB-T/C-CI RF PCI-E x1

2009-09-10 Thread Lou Otway
Christian WattengÄrd wrote: This sounds promising. I hope you are not going to price yourselves completely out as a few other DVB-C suppliers have done. If the price is right (around the same as a normal DVB-T tuner ~$65), it definitely sounds interesting. When you say it supports two

Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T and h.264

2009-09-09 Thread Lou Otway
Hi, Does anyone have experience of using the Hauppuage Nova-T 500 with DVB-T broadcasts with h.264 and AAC audio? DTT in New Zealand uses these formats and I'm seeing poor performance from the Nova-T card. My thinking is that it was probably not conceived for dealing with dual h264 streams.

Re: PCI/e with dual DVB-T + AV-in?

2009-09-04 Thread Lou Otway
Jed wrote: I'm still trawling through mail-lists wiki's etc, so I may yet find the best solution, but I was hoping some might already know. Any advice or even just a response to chastise me is greatly appreciated! :-D I've been searching for a PCI-e device with an MPEG-2 hardware

PVR-150, NMI causes reboot in expansion chassis

2009-08-25 Thread Lou Otway
Hi, I've been running Hauppauge PVR-150 cards in an expansion chassis and seeing this kind of thing: kernel: Uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason 30 on CPU 0. kernel: Do you have a strange power saving mode enabled? kernel: Dazed and confused, but trying to continue Or, on a different

Re: Nova-TD-500 (84xxx) problems (was Re: dib0700 diversity support)

2009-08-24 Thread Lou Otway
Malcolm Caldwell wrote: Please can someone help... I have been trying to get my nova-td-500 to work, but no matter what I try I get a substandard signal, with lots of errors. This is about the same as described elsewhere on this list. I tried this code (posted by Patrick Boettcher below),

compat.h required to build

2009-08-21 Thread Lou Otway
Hi, The following files: /linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/stb6100.c /linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/tda10021.c /linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/ves1820.c Fail to build with: error: implicit declaration of function 'DIV_ROUND_CLOSEST' and need the addition of: #include compat.h when

Problem with Hauppauge Nova-500

2009-08-19 Thread Lou Otway
Hi there, I have a Hauppauge Nova-T 500 that is displaying some odd behaviour. Often the device fails to tune after rebooting the host machine, due to a failure to load firmware. when the firmware fails to load, dmesg shows: dib0700: loaded with support for 9 different device-types dvb-usb:

SAA7164 - Analogue Support on HVR devices

2009-07-30 Thread Lou Otway
First I'd like to say thanks to the maintainers of the various HVR drivers, the amount of work that goes in is much appreciated. I notice from www.kernellabs.com that progress on the digital side for SAA7164 devices is going well and a stable driver is nearly ready. I, like many people,

Re: Question about driver for Mantis

2009-06-08 Thread Lou Otway
Gernot Pansy wrote: i think i was one of the first SP400 owner but i had to sold my card for a Nova HD2 because the driver was not reliable (some i2c errors, slow tunning, sometimes tunning failed). And now i need a dvb-s2 card with ci working. so i'm searching again for a new card. their

Re: Digital Everywhere FloppyDTV / FireDTV (incl. CI)

2009-06-03 Thread Lou Otway
David Lister wrote: Hi all, just found out that these cards have finally some preliminary Linux support. They seem quite versatile and even customizable -- a true gift for dedicated hobbyists. :) PCI/PCIe/AGP or floppy drive mounting and firewire /connection/ chaining look especially

Problems with Hauppauge CX88 based DVB-T cards

2009-03-06 Thread Lou Otway
Hi, Whilst testing some Hauppauge DVB-T cards I have run into this error at bootup: -Start Paste- cx88/2: cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded cx88/2: registering cx8802 driver, type: dvb access: shared cx88[0]/2: subsystem: 0070:9002, board: Hauppauge Nova-T DVB-T

Re: TT S2-3200 and CAMs

2009-03-06 Thread Lou Otway
Pierre Gronlier wrote: Lou Otway wrote: Hi, I've been testing the TT S2-3200 card and while it performs well for FTA services I have been unable to get it working with encrypted services using the CI slot. With VLC I am able to tune to the transponder and pick up all the services

TT S2-3200 and CAMs

2009-03-04 Thread Lou Otway
fine. Using a DVB-S card with CI I am able to tune successfully, proving the CAMs are valid. This leads me to believe there may be a problem with the drivers for the S2-3200. Has anyone managed to get CAMs working with this card? Any advice gratefully recieved. Many thanks, Lou -- Lou Otway