[mythtv] Re:DVB alpha-0.4

Christian Hack christianh at pdd.edmi.com.au
Tue Sep 9 20:06:10 EDT 2003

> > and channel changing works. Some of my channels it doesn't 
> like but that
> > _appears_ to be more driver related. I'm using a Hauppauge 
> Nova-T card.
> I haven't followed the DVB list that closely, but I think 
> there is an issue with the size of offsets from center 
> frequencies in Aus?  I think the driver assumes only a 
> certain sized +/- offset and I saw noticed a suggestion to 
> tweak YOUR given frequency a bit so that at least it can then 
> scan either side to find the correct freq...
> Bit vague, but suggest following the DVB list and see if that helps?

Will do. It's early days for me though. It's definitely tuning correctly
and get FE_LOCK etc. It's just Myth doesn't seem to be picking out the
PIDs correctly for one.

Not entirely sure what you mean by offsets from centre frequencies but I
do know the channel in question (SBS)moved frequency slightly to get rid
of some interference problems.

> > Why does the archive have the mc-dvb.mc file which creates 
> a whole new
> > database? Is that just to help prevent people trashing 
> their database? I
> > didn't ever use that file and still managed to get 
> something going quite
> > well.
> This is effectively a patch for the main program.  mc.sql is 
> included in the main distribution and hence will need 
> updating when this code gets merged.  

Aaahhh I see.

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