[vdr] Diseqc switch question

Mlists mlists at dressler.ca
Fri Dec 30 17:55:02 CET 2005


Reinhard Nissl wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Mlists wrote:
>
>> I'm running vdr 1.3.37 with a diseqc 2.0 switch.  The problem I seem to
>> have is that switching between ports on the switch doesn't work cleanly.
>> Often it will not switch and give me a black screen.
>>
>> Can someone please confirm whether I have the right diseqc settings?
>> This is what I have --
>>
>> # EchoStar 7 - 119W - Port 1
>> S119.0W 99999 V 11250 t v W15 [E0 10 38 F0]
>> S119.0W 99999 H 11250 t V W15 [E0 10 38 F0]
>>
>> # EchoStar 6/8 - 110W - Port 2
>> S110.0W 99999 V 11250 t v W15 [E0 10 38 F4]
>> S110.0W 99999 H 11250 t V W15 [E0 10 38 F4]
>
>
> Hhm, they don't look wrong, but I must admit that I cannot access 
> those satellites.
>
> You may want to try the attached patch which repeats the DiSEqC 
> message every 1000 ms until the tuner gets a lock on the signal. This 
> should avoid the black screen with an additional delay of a little bit 
> more then a second.
>

Wow, that patch seems to have done it!  Thanks!!

Norm



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