[mythtv-users] DVB, Diseqc and scan

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Mon Jun 13 13:07:43 UTC 2005

On Sunday 12 June 2005 12:29, Johan Tufberg wrote:
> No probs simon ;-)..  What linux os are you running? Have you tried the
> linuxtv package and compiled the drivers from their source?!

i have tried the dvb driver in the kernel source and the cvs from linuxtv

> Anyway, there have to be someone out there who have successfully
> installed  and setup diseqc switching (1.0, 2-way). I've read somewhere
> on these lists that the problems with Diseqc was encountered with the
> 0.17 release or I may be wrong in this case?!
> I've checked the ouput from mythtv-setup and when I'm using the first
> LNB to scan the transponders I see this command is sent:
> "DiSEqC 1.0 Switch - Port 0
> DiSEqC Sending 1.0 Command: e0 10 38 f1"
> Shortly thereafter I get a lock on the signal. But when i use the second
> videosource, the one that is connected to LNB2, i get the following
> command:
> "DiSEqC 1.0 Switch - Port 1
> DiSEqC Sending 1.0 Command: e0 10 38 f4"
> and after this I get No Lock. So from this I see that the commands sent
> to the switch may is only different by the last piece "f1" and "f4". Is
> this correct?! I only have two LNB's.

i have problems before i get to mythtv
i cannot get scan to find channels on the second lnb
well it does find channels but they are from the first lnb (like it didn; 
actually switch)


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