[vdr] testing vdradmin-0.97-am3.4.2rc3

Jarmo Järvenpää jjarven at softers.net
Wed Nov 9 10:09:20 CET 2005


Hi,

With wrong recordings I mean recordings with a correct name but time 
different than intended.

For example, last sunday there was a 2-hour movie shown, made a timer 
(date, channel and time were correct) and checked the recording status 
on monday - length of recording was 14 minutes and start time was 5 
hours after the movie had ended.

Also, there has been recordings with a correct time but with wrong 
program name. This was ok, at least recordings were made but the ones 
with wrong starting time and length :-/

Application versions which I've used and problem has been there;
VDR versions at least from 1.3.28 -->
vdradmin-0.97-am3.4
Plugins:
vdr-epgsearch-0.9.7
vdr-femon-0.9.4
vdr-mp3-0.9.13
vdr-osdteletext-0.5.1
vdr-subtitles-0.3.8
vdr-dxr3-0.2.3



BR,
Jarmo

Andreas Mair wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Monday 07 November 2005 12:56, C.Y.M wrote:
>> C.Y.M wrote:
>>> Jarmo Järvenpää wrote:
>>>> I have seen this many times too. I used to use vdradmin and it's
>>>> autotimers until got frustrated on the number of wrong recordings.
> 
> What do you mean when you're talking about "wrong recordings"?
> Did VDRAdmin program wrong timers or do you mean the blinking "Rec".
> 
>>>> This applies too on single recordings created with vdradmin.
>>>>
>>>> All recent VDR (patched with subtitles, many plugins) versions have had
>>>> this.
> 
> Again: what did they have?
> 
>>>> BR,
>>>> Jarmo
>>>>
>>>> Andreas Mair wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> which VDR version are you using?
>>>>> I guess it's >=1.3.24. In this case VDRAdmin uses the status flags
>>>>> returned by "lstt". So it might be a bug in VDR. I once had a wrong
>>>>> "recording" identification, but failed to reproduce it.
>>>>> So if it's reproduceable for you, I think Klaus would like to know if
>>>>> it's also the case with vanilla VDR (without patches/plugins).
>>>>>
>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>> Andreas
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sunday 06 November 2005 09:42, C.Y.M wrote:
>>>>>> I have been testing vdradmin-0.97-am3.4.2rc3 from vdrportal.de and
>>>>>> have come across a bug that I can not explain.  When I check the
>>>>>> "Timers" page, it shows the recording light on several timers
>>>>>> scheduled throughout
>>>>>> the week.  For example, today is Sunday, but the timer page says that
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> timers scheduled on Wednesday and Friday are currently running.  Has
>>>>>> anyone else noticed this problem?
>>> I should have also mentioned that this is *not* a problem with the
>>> latest "stable" release of vdradmin (vdradmin-0.97-am3.4.1).  I only
>>> see the problem with the latest release candidates.  I will check lstt
>>> and send back.
> 
> Since v3.4.2rc VDRAdmin uses the timer status flag as reported by VDR.
> 
>> I do not see any problems with the lstt output.  Is there something
>> specific I need to be searching for?
> 
> Can you please send the output to me via PM?
> 
> Regards,
> Andreas
> 
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