[vdr] avoid using primary FF-card for reception

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sun Apr 10 15:18:48 CEST 2005


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

> Patrick Boettcher wrote:
>
>> Hi list,
>>
>> is there  a way how to tell vdr to not use the primary FF-Card for 
>> reception, but only for MPEG2 decoding?
>>
>> My setup is as follows:
>>
>> - Siemens FF DVB-C card (ves1820). The reception qualitiy is more 
>> than bad, but I need it for viewing (attempts to use softdevice or 
>> df_xine were not satisfying). That's why I added a
>> - Technisat CableStar (stv0297). With the same cable, I have every 
>> channel without BER and UNC.
>>
>> Is it possible to deactivate particular cards for reception in VDR?
>>
>> If not, where should I start looking in the code?
>
>
> As a quick hack you could insert
>
>   if (IsPrimaryDevice())
>      return false;
>
> at the beginning of all cDvbDevice::Provides...() functions.


Thanks. It works :).

Patrick.



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