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Comcast and DVB

Looks like this page covers what you're looking for:

There's a link there for a channel configuration file.

David Backeberg (dave at
Network Staff Assistant
MIT Math Dept.
Rm. 2-332            (617) 253-4995

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005, Robert La Ferla wrote:

> David Backeberg wrote:
>>  I have a very simple small utility hard-coded for US-NTSC-cable that 
>>  takes the channel number as an argument and tunes the right frequency on 
>>  the card.
> That is for analog channels.  I'm looking for ATSC digital channels so I use 
> "dvbscan":
> usage: dvbscan [options...] [-c | initial-tuning-data-file]
> dvbscan doesn't do frequency scans, hence it needs initial
> tuning data for at least one transponder/channel.
> -c      scan on currently tuned transponder only
> -v      verbose (repeat for more)
> -q      quiet (repeat for less)
> -a N    use DVB /dev/dvb/adapterN/
> -f N    use DVB /dev/dvb/adapter?/frontendN
> -d N    use DVB /dev/dvb/adapter?/demuxN
> -s N    use DiSEqC switch position N (DVB-S only)
> -i N    spectral inversion setting (0: off, 1: on, 2: auto 
> [default])
> -n      evaluate NIT-other for full network scan (slow!)
> -5      multiply all filter timeouts by factor 5
>        for non-DVB-compliant section repitition rates
>       -o fmt  output format: 'zap' (default), 'vdr' or 'pids' (default with 
> -c)
> -x N    Conditional Axcess, (default 1)
> N=0 gets only FTA channels
> N=xxx sets ca field in vdr output to :xxx:
> -t N    Service select, Combined bitfield parameter.
>        1 = TV, 2 = Radio, 4 = Other, (default 7)
> -p      for vdr output format: dump provider name
> -e N    VDR version, default 2 for VDR-1.2.x
> Vdr version 1.3.x and up implies -p.
> -l lnb-type (DVB-S Only) (use -l help to print types) or
> -l low[,high[,switch]] in Mhz
> -u      UK DVB-T Freeview channel numbering for VDR

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