[vdr] vdr-1.3.21: video data stream broken

Rainer Zocholl UseNet-Posting-Nospam-74308- at zocki.toppoint.de
Tue Feb 15 19:40:00 CET 2005


vshved at logistic-systems.com(Vladimir Shved)  15.02.05 10:47


>I think this bug only can be reproduced if you are using 4x1 diseqc
>switches. 
>I have exact same problem on my setup 

To be exact: You have the same error messages ;-)

>and I traced it out to diseqc switches. 
>Every time one of your cards switches one switch
>while other card is recording, the diseqc signal goes around LNB to
>another diseqc switch and moves its position too, and other card,
>which is recording, loses signal and you get VDSB. 

That sounds like the problem i have with my "single LNB" 
environment: If i enabled EPG scan, after an hour the 
Video stream breaks.


>I don't have scope but I've put the cards in different machines 
>and if I set one of the machines to record while I'm flipping channels 
>on second machine, the first one would got VDSB 

>or if I'm not recording, I'd just lose signal
>on first machine. 

>If I use only one, either machine, at the time,
>stuff works without any problems. 


>In my opinion, the only way to resolve this is to get 
>diseqc-multiswitch.

So only users with diseqc enabled have that problem?


>Another possibility is your hardware setup, i.e. one or all of your
>Nexus cards are using bad PCI slots or sharing IRQ with very
>incompatible devices. Try moving cards to different PCI slots to
>resolve IRQ issues.

And why he didn't had/don't have the problem with 1.3.17?
Was diseqc handling introduced with 1.3.18ff?


>> hm, but with same environment, vdr-1.3.17 (with nearly all plugins
>> enabled)
>> everything works?! Is this error introduced with > 1.3.17 ?
>>> The easiest workaround is to disable the EPG scan in the EPG setup
>>> menu. Search the mailing list for details.
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