[mythtv] Current DVB problems rundown

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Sat Sep 10 02:29:32 UTC 2005

Lørdag 10 september 2005 04:20, skrev John P Poet:
> On 9/9/05, Kenneth Aafløy <lists at kenneth.aafloy.net> wrote:
> > Lørdag 10 september 2005 03:40, skrev John P Poet:
> > > I have tried the stock DVB drivers in the 2.6.12 and 2.6.13 kernels.
> > > They behave the same.
> > > I have just downloaded the latest DVB patch dated 05Sep05 from the
> > > linuxtv site.  I will try patching a 2.6.13 kernel with it, and see if
> > > that helps.
> >
> > Please don't put driver issues onto the MythTV project, if it behaves the
> > same, it should be a driver issue.
> What is strange, is that this station was fine until I upgraded from
> the 13Aug SVN to the 07Sep SVN.  I know that station is in the process
> of installing a new transmitter antenna, so this might be coincidence,
> but my TV still displays that station just fine.
> > > Playing with azap, I have seen it take up to 20 seconds to get a lock
> > > on that station (KOB-DT 4-1 or 26-3).

20 seconds to aquire a lock is awfully bad, less than 2-4 seconds is good!
Less than 2 seconds probably requires an optimized frontend driver.

> > > If I use azap to tune another station, then try to tune KOB again, it
> > > will once again take up to 20 seconds to get a lock.

So it's not related to MythTV at all, since another program displays the
same behaviors.

> > IMHO, nothing should be done to Myth because of this, only driver vs. api
> > issues should be fixed in myth!
> I have never touched a linux driver.  Myth I have a prayer of
> tweaking, though ;)

I would recommend looking into any relevant field, if you have the time!


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