[mythtv] DVB-S2 with s2api (Joachim Langenbach)

Panachoi panachoi at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 12:38:21 UTC 2008

> Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:03:06 +0100
> From: Joachim Langenbach <joachim at falaba.de>
> Subject: [mythtv] DVB-S2 with s2api
> To: mythtv-dev at mythtv.org
> Message-ID: <200810271403.06580.joachim at falaba.de>
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> Hello!
> I'am using the WinTV Nova HD S2 (this is the DVB-S/S2 only version of the
> WinTV-HVR4000, see below "tunercard") with mythtv-18314 (see below).
> My os is gentoo with vanilla-sources 2.6.27-rc7 and as the driver for the
> dvb-s card I use the driver from this site http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb.
> The card works with DVB-S, but I cannot tune the dvb-s2 channels like Arte
> HD
> on Astra 19,2 east. But the used driver should be able to tune dvb-s and
> dvb-s2, because I think its the s2api which is used.
> So my question is, is the driver able to tune DVB-S2 and is mythtv able to
> tune DVB-S2 with that driver?
> So I would be glad if someone knows anything about this topic!
Yes, the driver is able to tune DVB-S2. There is not as of yet any S2API
support in mythtv, unfortunately. Its supposedly in the works (see ticket
5403). You're not the only one waiting for this.
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