[vdr] Re: VDR prefers my CI DVB device for recordings and blocks it unnecessarily

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 20 20:16:56 CEST 2006


Martin Dauskardt wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>  > @Martin: any news on this? With recent drivers and firmware it should be
>  > possible to record and watch even the high-bandwidth channels like ZDF
>  > on a FF card.
> The problem appeared with "Tagesschau" on ARD. Not every recording on 
> ARD or ZDF has buffer problems, but when it is live and maybe even 16:9, 
> it is very likely that it happens. And there is no chance to do an 
> additional recording on the same transponder without problems.
>  
> I always use very recent drivers from hg, never older than 3 weeks.  I 
> even patched it with the performance + refactoring patches
> http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=51207
> from Oliver ("UFO") which seems to make it a little bit better.

Ah, sorry, I forgot to mention that I also have applied that patch.

>  >The driver I'm using is the Mercurial version 2006-02-05 (well, actually
>  >that's not _that_ recent, anyway) and the firmware version F12623 as
>  >of 2006-07-22. The size of my firmware file is 240044, and the md5sum
>  >is 099329687c91131e616b4dcd8a118a25. My CPU is an AMD K6/II 450.
>  
> F12623 ? where do you get it from? has it ever been released officially? 
> I remember that Werner mentioned F12623 in vdrportal in June, but the 
> last version which was posted there is F22623 from May


Ooops - I thought this would have been made public by now.

@Werner: what's the status of firmware version F12623?

Klaus



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