[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2372: Unable to scan echostar (dish network) satellites

Mark Buechler mark.buechler at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 22:02:07 UTC 2006

You can't tune these channels because Dish Network's SDT is invalid - ie it
only reflects channels on one of their transponders on one of their sats and
that information is being mirrored to all transponders' SDT. I suspect
that's why these may not being scanned correctly as well.

The work-around would be to zero the networkid for those transports in the
database which forces Myth to tune by PAT. However, EIT is broken by this.
If you're interested I can provide another work-around which tunes by NIT
instead of SDT but networkid values for your transports MAY need to be
changed from original_network_id (which Myth uses for SDT tuning) to
network_id (which is refected in the NIT).

- Mark.

On 9/12/06, MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
> #2372: Unable to scan echostar (dish network) satellites
> ----------------------------------+-----------------------------------------
> Reporter:  zdzisekg at comcast.net  |        Owner:  stuarta
>      Type:  defect                |       Status:  closed
> Priority:  minor                 |    Milestone:  0.21
> Component:  mythtv                |      Version:  0.20
> Severity:  medium                |   Resolution:  invalid
> ----------------------------------+-----------------------------------------
> Comment (by zdzisekg at comcast.net):
> Replying to [comment:2 stuarta]:
> yes, all transports are detected and inserted into the DB, but scanning
> those transports finds 0 channels. No channels are added to the database.
> because these satellites carry few FTA channels, for the purpose of
> getting a full log I had the "FTA Only" Unchecked and all channels should
> be inserted, but none were.
> As to be more specific, I can not. I don't know anything about the
> specifics of DVB transmissions etc. That's why I provided the logs. I'll
> be more then happy to help out if you tell me what to do. All I know is
> that with 0.19, scanning was not a problem and with svn and now 0.20 it
> has been for a long while.
> Another problem is that with 0.20 I can't even tune to any channels on
> these satellites. All I get is a paritial lock (LMs, if I recall
> correctly), but that's another issue I was gonna open a ticket for with
> the appropriate log.
> --
> Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/2372#comment:3>
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