[vdr] Transfer mode and a motorised dish

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Mon Aug 15 15:04:15 CEST 2005


Seppo Ingalsuo wrote:

> I guess Luca's suggestion is even better than the existing patch (though 

but I'm not too knowledgeable about vdr internals so I'm not sure it 
will work in every case

> dish position querying from a plugin doesn't work for me).

If you don't want a full-fledged plugin like rotor, you or someone else 
could write a very simple plugin that just keeps track of the supposed 
position of the dish (i.e. at each channel switch update the target 
based on the source and every X ms increment or decrement the position 
until it reaches target, add some additional wait for safety).

Bye

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