[vdr] Inconsistent Messages

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Oct 30 15:10:22 CET 2005


Brian wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> the fuse in my multiswitch blew yesterday, consequently VDR couldn't 
> work properly. Looking at the messages, we see that it couldn't record:
> 
> Oct 16 19:16:41 localhost vdr[2585]: ERROR: device 2 has no lock, can't 
> attach receiver!
> Oct 16 19:16:41 localhost vdr[2585]: buffer stats: 0 (0%) used
> Oct 16 19:16:42 localhost vdr[2585]: timer 4 (1 1900-2015 'Ronnie Barker 
> A Life in Comedy') stop
> Oct 16 19:16:42 localhost vdr[2585]: switching device 2 to channel 1
> 
> So the message tells me the device couldn't get a lock.
> 
> Now if I try live tv:
> 
> Oct 16 19:19:46 localhost vdr[2899]: switching to channel 1
> Oct 16 19:19:57 localhost vdr[2899]: switching to channel 7
> Oct 16 19:20:05 localhost vdr[2899]: switching to channel 8
> Oct 16 19:20:10 localhost vdr[2899]: switching to channel 9
> Oct 16 19:20:12 localhost vdr[2899]: switching to channel 10
> 
> This didn't work either, just wondering why the same message is not
> issued? I assume that the device couldn't get a lock here either?
> 
> Just nitpicking.

In live viewing mode VDR doesn't wait for a lock.
Since version 1.3.31 VDR also doesn't wait for a lock when recording
any more.

Klaus



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