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Re: Where is dvb-utils for Fedora 8?



On Sat, 2008-12-27 at 13:32 -0500, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> I am using Fedora 8 with a usb HDTV tuner. It works great with xine (I
> copied the channels.conf file from another computer), but I cannot get
> kaffeine to work. Kaffeine sees the tuner (/dev/dvb/adapter0) but in dvb
> configure, the "source" box is always empty - it should show the atsc
> scan frequency list that is provided and exists in the appropriate
> directory. (Kaffeine works perfectly in Ubuntu 8.10 on another laptop
> using the same tuner.) Without the source, Kaffeine can't scan for ATSC
> digital channels. It won't let you type in a path and file name.
> 
> I thought possibly that the dvb-utils package was needed (installed for
> Ubuntu), but I cannot find an rpm (doesn't show up when using yumex).
> This package includes the "scan" utility and several others.
> 
> Any idea on what is going wrong with Kaffeine? The computer is
> completely up-to-date and I tried uninstalling and re-installing
> kaffeine.
> 
> Rick B.
> 

I copied the channels.dvb file from Kaffeine
(~.kde/share/apps/kaffeine/channels.dvb) from the Ubuntu laptop to the
Fedora 8 laptop and Kaffeine works fine. I have no idea why Kaffeine on
F8 can't locate the ATSC source file and hence can't do it's own scan.

Rick B.


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