[vdr] conditional access and restarting

Stefan Taferner taferner at kde.org
Wed Feb 1 16:25:43 CET 2006


On Wednesday 01 February 2006 15:18, Jouni Karvo wrote:
> hi,
>
> Stefan Taferner writes:
>  > I had such a problem two days ago. VDR was terminating (with rc 1)
>  > around every 20 seconds. No log message. Threads simply end and VDR
>  > terminates. But only if a recording was active.
>  >
>  > After several hours of search I found that the non-primary DVB card in
>  > my system had no reception due to an unplugged cable at the dish.
>
> In your case, the symptoms were the same but the reason different than
> in our case.  For us, the device itself was/is working
> properly. (could receive some other channels)

I still think that we have the same problem:  if the data stream is corrupted
VDR terminates.

Your observation also says that:

> [...] but the recording mode is not patient enough, but enters
> this unnecessary emergency exit loop.

Same for my case. VDR terminates only when trying to record from the card.

--Stefan



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