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Re: Where is dvb-utils for Fedora 8?



On Saturday 27 December 2008, Rick Bilonick wrote:
>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.

I'm told the scanning does not work in 0.8.6, but does in 0.8.7, and that is 
correct from my observations after building 0.8.7 locally.  Unforch, fedora 
seems to be stuck on 0.8.6


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