[vdr] multiple soundtracks

Tomas Prybil vdrmail at prybil.se
Mon Sep 5 15:30:07 CEST 2005


Klaus Schmidinger skrev:
> Tomas Prybil wrote:
> 
>> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>
>>> Tomas Prybil wrote:
>>>
>>>> Klaus Schmidinger skrev:
>>>>
>>>>> Tomas Prybil wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Klaus Schmidinger skrev:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Tomas Prybil wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi list.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Since Klaus added the multiple sound stream feature i've not 
>>>>>>>> been able to use that for channels at Thor, mostly Canal+ 
>>>>>>>> distributed stuff.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I have an example,
>>>>>>>> Disney now have a new channel called Toon Disney. The channel 
>>>>>>>> autoadded  itself to channels.conf and shows the following details:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Toon 
>>>>>>>>> Disney;Telenor:11357:hC78:S1.0W:24500:521+8190:678=dan,679=fin,677=nor,676=sve:582:B00:3207:70:32:0 
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> If I bring up tha audio menu it shows all four languages dan, 
>>>>>>>> fin, nor and sve. However if I choose either nor or sve the 
>>>>>>>> sound output becomes all silent. Could one kind soul please give 
>>>>>>>> me a hint how to start debug?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Could it be that your CAM can't decrypt more than one audio track?
>>>>>>> You could try to delete "678=dan,679=fin," from that line 
>>>>>>> (disable automatic
>>>>>>> PID update) and then switch to nor or sve.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Does it work with other channels that have more than one audio 
>>>>>>> track?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Reducing to one audio track made it work. However the "autopid" 
>>>>>> will kill that again. Perhaps the possibility to lock a specific 
>>>>>> channel something for future versions?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> This "locking" thing is not the right way to go.
>>>>> It's probably better to modify the CAM handling, so that it only sets
>>>>> one audio PID for broken CAMs that are unable to decrypt several audio
>>>>> PIDs simultaneously.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there perhaps a newer firmware available for your CAM?
>>>>> I have three different CAMs here, and they all can decrypt several
>>>>> audio PIDs (plus Dolby Digital) at the same time.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> My CAM is an Conax ver 4.00e which I believe is the latest version. 
>>>> It decrypts multiple (two!) streams. The channel has four different 
>>>> which it obviously doesn't handle.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Well, then I guess the only way to fix this is to set the audio PIDs
>>> in the sequence as they are defined in the "Audio languages" setup.
>>> This would put the preferred languages to the front, so that a CAM
>>> that can't decrypt them all will at least decrypt (one of) the
>>> preferred ones.
>>
>>
>> Does this really make a difference? I put swedish as only language but 
>> the pid still came in as no 3 in the APID list.
> 
> 
> The preferred audio language setting has nothing to do with the sequence
> or number of APIDs in the channel definition. The APIDs are always stored
> in the same sequence as they are broadcast.
> 
> What I was referring to was a possible change in the way VDR sets the APIDs
> when switching to a channel.
> 
> As I sais, I'll need to think about this a little more...

OK :)



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