[mythtv-users] Recent kernels' DVB drivers now report signal

Dennis Lou dlou99 at yahoo.com
Wed May 9 04:46:44 UTC 2007

From: Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com>
>Dennis Lou <dlou99 at yahoo.com> says:
>> I can't speak for the original poster, but 2.6.20 at some point
>> broke some DVB functionality.  Some of the channel scan tools
>> external to Myth quit working.
>Could it be because (at least with my AirStar-HD5000) the DVB driver
>now reports signal strength? I'm not sure whether the change occurred
>in 2.6.19 or 2.6.20. It's a good thing for me; I don't use any
>non-MythTV tools here and MythTV recognized the data right away. But
>perhaps the improvement negatively affected some other tools.

Interesting.  I did not know about that part.  I wouldn't think that would affect it unless they changed the unions being passed to ioctl.  I'll have to take a look at the code... when I get some free time (bwahahahaha!).


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