[vdr] HDD spin down and VDR

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Oct 17 15:44:30 CEST 2005


Stephan Sickert wrote:
>>What is the behaviour of VDR if a recording is starting and the HDD is
>>not running? Will VDR send a startsignal to the harddisk early enough?
> 
> 
> With my Samsung SV1204H the startup time is short enough to record without any problem.
> 
> I use a readonly compact flash filesystem with RAM disk and  the harddisk normally off, so hd startup doesn't occur that often.
> 
> Stephan

cRecorder::cRecorder(...)
{
   // Make sure the disk is up and running:

   SpinUpDisk(FileName);

   ...
}

See tools.c for the implementation of SpinUpDisk().

Klaus



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