[vdr] Budget and CA

vdrmail at prybil.se vdrmail at prybil.se
Tue Aug 2 09:31:17 CEST 2005


> Tomas Prybil wrote:
>> Hi list!
>>
>> C+ are now starting up a new channel with films in HDTV format named C
>> MORE HD on their Scandinavian feed from Thor. I'm interested in trying
>> to record and later have a look at this.
>> I've understand (and seen) that the FF cards are unable to handle the
>> feed itself and I therefore need to get a budget card.
>>
>> Now to the Q: Can the budget card use the CA inserted in the FF card in
>> order to decrypt the stream?
>
> No, that's not possible (AFAIK).
>
> But a FF card might be possible to _record_ the stream, even
> though it can't _replay_ it. The limiting factor here is the
> MPEG decoder. Haven't tried this, though.

The followup Q would then be how? I've tried to use a timer to record the
channel, but vdr shuts down.

Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23750]: transfer thread started (pid=23750,
tid=327686)
Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23636]: timer 4 (694 1701-2001 '@TITLE
EPISODE') start
Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23636]: waiting for EPG info...
Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23751]: receiver on device 1 thread started
(pid=23751, tid=344071)
Jul 24 17:01:13 piglet vdr[23752]: TS buffer on device 1 thread started
(pid=23752, tid=360456)
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: no EPG info available
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: record
/video/@C_MORE_HD__/2005-07-24.17:01.50.99.rec
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: creating directory /video/@C_MORE_HD__
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: creating directory
/video/@C_MORE_HD__/2005-07-24.17:01.50.99.rec
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23636]: recording to
'/video/@C_MORE_HD__/2005-07-24.17:01.50.99.rec/001.vdr'
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23753]: file writer thread started (pid=23753,
tid=376841)
Jul 24 17:01:17 piglet vdr[23754]: recording thread started (pid=23754,
tid=393226)
Jul 24 17:01:22 piglet vdr[23754]: ERROR: no useful data seen within
10687236 byte of video stream
Jul 24 17:01:22 piglet vdr[23754]: initiating emergency exit
Jul 24 17:01:22 piglet vdr[23636]: emergency exit requested - shutting down


/t




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