Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#1893 closed defect (invalid)

Summary of DVB-S table oddities in NA

Reported by: yeasah@… Owned by: danielk
Priority: minor Milestone: 0.20
Component: dvb Version: head
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no


Here are scans of PAT/NIT/SDT/EIT using dvbsnoop of providers listed on LyngSat? for North America. Various issues prevent tuning for some providers, as summarized below. This ticket is meant both as a description of what might be broken in actual use, as well as a description of the sort of real-world oddities that the DVB code should be able to handle gracefully.

Actual dvbsnoop logs are attached as a fairly large (~400K) bz2 compressed tarball.


Dish Network/Sky Angel  61.5W (also 105W, 110W, 119W, 121W, 129W, 148W)

        SDT marked as active is not for correct ts
        NITs correctly marked as active/other
        SDT and NIT run loops for all transport streams on all sats
        Average SDT interval: 24 seconds
        Average NIT interval: 2 seconds

Bell ExpressVu          82W (also 91W)

        SDT and NIT run loops for all transport streams on all sats
        Average SDT interval: 7 seconds
        Average NIT interval: 1 second


Signal                  Tables                  Notes

GBN on 72.0W            PAT/PMT only
NOLA on 74.0W           PAT/PMT only
ONN on 74.0W            full                    NID=ONID=0xffff
UEN on 79.0W            all but EIT
KTEL on 79.0W           PAT/PMT,NIT only        NID=ONID=1
ME on 89.0W             all but EIT             NID=ONID=1
TEX on 91.0W            all                     NID=ONID=1
CNN on 93.0W            all but NIT             ONID=0
CCTV on 95.0W           all but EIT             NID=0xffff ONID=1
BJ on 97.0W             all but NIT             ONID=1
Ideacast on 99.0W       full                    NID=1 ONID-NIT=0 ONIT-SDT=1
3ABN on 101.0W          all but NIT
Pentagon on 103.0W      full                    NID=ONID=1

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by yeasah@…

Oops, trac won't take the attachment -- it's too large. Available upon request.

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by danielk

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Moved informative ticket to wiki:

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