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[vdr] Re: Corruption of channels.conf
On Tuesday 08 February 2005 19:01, Tony Houghton wrote:
> How can I stop vdr from corrupting channels.conf? I'm using 1.3.19 and
> every time I run it now it alters channels.conf, eg:
> -BBC ONE:489833:I999B8C34D34M16T2G32Y0:T:27500:600:601,602:0:0:4163:0:0:0
> +BBC ONE:489833:C34D34M16B8T2G32Y0:T:27500:600:601,602:0:0:4163:0:0:0
> and next time it starts up it crashes the DVB-T card.
> I've set EPGScanTimeout and UpdateChannels to 0 and even made
> /var/lib/vdr/channels.conf read-only and owned by root, but it still
> changes it. Would a ridiculously high value for EPGScanTimeout help?
Curing the symptoms only....:
You could either try and chmod a-w channels.conf
Or make a channels.conf.real and cp channels.conf.real channels.conf.real upon
vdr start (probably in the runvdr script).
But that cures, of course, only the symptoms and not the real cause of
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