[vdr] VPS timer set to event

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 20 20:33:47 CEST 2006


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Dirk wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> what does a line like this mean?
>>
>> Aug 20 20:01:23 martini vdr: [29347] timer 7 (6 2250-0020 VPS 
>> '00new~Law & Order - Die heimliche Geliebte') set to event Die 
>> 22.08.2006 23:10-00:00 'Law & Order'
>>
>> FYI: Timer 7 is a VPS timer. But its start time (22:50) is
>> NOT exactly the start time of the program (23:10).
>>
>> Does this line tell me that VDR has detected that timer 7 wants
>> to record the event starting at 23:10? And it will correctly start
>> and end triggered by the VPS events?

Sorry, I just realized that this event doesn't have a VPS time,
so the timer will just record from 2250-0020.

For an event with VPS time this line would look like

Aug 20 19:50:16 video vdr: [4921] timer 16 (6 2200-2230 VPS 'Kanal fatal') set to event Fri 25.08.2006 22:00-22:30 (VPS: 25.08 22:00) 'Kanal fatal'

Klaus

> That's the idea behind VPS ;-)
> 
>> This would be fine! But the manual says that VPS timers have to
>> start exactly at the correct time.
> 
> If you program a VPS timer, the start time of the timer must be
> the VPS time of the event. The actual start time of the event
> may change, but the VPS time will remain the same (provided the
> broadcaster doesn't screw up ;-).
> 
> Klaus



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