[vdr] A gap in recording on PID change

Stefan Lucke stefan at lucke.in-berlin.de
Sun Mar 20 19:33:07 CET 2005


On Sonntag, 20. März 2005 18:42, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Timo Laitinen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm having some problems with the changing pids between programs with
> > different language specifications on the YLE mux in Finland. The problem
> > is that the pid changes a bit late on the program start, not during a
> > black screen. As a result, there is a short gap in the beginning of the
> > show, as vdr restarts the recording into a new file. The gap is
> > visible/hearable also on live tv, even without recording taking place.
> > The other muxes don't have this problem (their pids don't change).
> > ...
> 
> I guess the best thing to do would be to complain to the broadcaster.
> The PIDs should be set correctly _before_ the programme starts.

> > changing pids of channel 1 from 512+128:650=eng:2321 to 512+128:650=fin:2321

No, just a minor change in the description. To my opinion, that must 
not result in retuning or interruption of recordings.

I've some similar reported on 2004-12-04
vdr-1.3.17, DVB-T, "changing transponder data of channel"

changing transponder data of channel 15 from T:522000000:0:1:0:2:1:2:1 to T:522000000:0:1:0:2:2:2:1

which happens every now and then.

-- 
Stefan Lucke




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