[mythtv-users] Installing my pchdtv-5500 working..2nd

Matthew Dansereau matthew at dansereau.com
Thu Aug 23 01:40:06 UTC 2007

Thanks for the idea... sounds like the same problem to me

>>scan and output a channels.conf file

I yum installed dvb-apps but i'm not sure of the tzap szap, etc process...
can you give me a hand with the syntax?

On 8/22/07, Taco Mel <taco_mel at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Matthew,
> I can't vouch for which versions support correct
> channel scanning but I can tell you what worked for me
> with the pcHDTV 5500, after I experienced the same as
> you (0% signal on all channels, everything timed out,
> etc.).
> Use the dvb-apps (maybe you could use what came on the
> CD but I downloaded the latest, dvb-apps-1.1.1-7.fc6)
> and run your scan and output a channels.conf file.
> The second field in each line is the frequency which
> you can enter into the mythtv transport editor.  ("cat
> channels.conf | cut -d":" -f2 | sort -u" will give a
> list of frequencies)  Once you have these in, go back
> to the scanner page, and scan existing transports.
> This should work then to get all of your channels.
> I originally heard about this from a post on this
> list:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/280120
> Hope this helps...
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