[vdr] Motorised dish tuning delays and vdr

Seppo Ingalsuo seppo.ingalsuo at iki.fi
Sat Apr 2 13:28:51 CEST 2005


Luca Olivetti wrote:

> Well, in spite of the name I'm using it with 1.3.23, and since it 
> doesn't wait for a lock the time is irrelevant. I'm sorry it doesn't 
> work for you but, as I said in the notes, YMMV :-(

Sorry, I was too inpatient. The picture pops to screen about 20-30s 
after the positioner has stopped.

I wonder if I should try to hack diseqc.conf parsing to wait for some 
time per each required degree for motor turn to avoid issuing the dvb 
tuning command too early. In my system I don't get any feedback about 
motor position. The worst case turn (28.2E to 1.0W) takes about 30s.

> Note that if you're using a ff card not in transfer mode, the patch 
> shouldn't make any difference, it's only useful with a budget card or 
> if the ff is using transfer mode (if I understood the logic of that 
> piece of code correctly).

It is perfect for me because I'm using budget cards.

>
> Bye
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