[vdr] Odd error, no free slot for PID

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Tue Apr 12 17:50:33 CEST 2005


Christian Schuld wrote:
> Full featured cards only have 32 slots for pid filtering. For every recording 
> VDR needs 1 for video and 1 for every audio language. A few slots are used of 
> SI parsing ... so soon or later all slots are busy. Try to use your DVB-T 
> instead of your DVB-S ;-)

Thats what I did, all recording were on DVB-T cards.
The NEXUS-S is there just to connect the TVset and
as Primary Card.  There is not even dish connected,
will be later when I move the box to livingroom.
Where are the pid slots defined ?
Drivers ? Firmware ?

> On Tuesday 12 April 2005 17:26, Lauri Tischler wrote:
> 
>>I'm building and testing my new VDR-box.
>>Starting some timers and recordings, six actually,
>>after starting seventh recording I got following errors in log
>>--
>>Apr 12 17:45:23 vdr2 vdr[4017]: ERROR: no free slot for PID 650
>>Apr 12 17:45:23 vdr2 vdr[4017]: ERROR: no free slot for PID 1027
>>--
>>Maybe they are not VDR related at all, but something in my system
>>kernel 2.6.11 + patches from bytesex
>>NEXUS-S plus 2 NOVA-T cards.
>>



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