[vdr] VDR starts VPS recording on status 2 (StartsInAFewSeconds)

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Jun 30 21:30:07 CEST 2006


Oliver Holler wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> using the newest version 1.4.1-1 VDR starts a VPS recording at the wrong time.
> As you can see in the log the timer 8 is a timer using VPS time 1900.
> 
> Jun 29 18:50:05 fs1 vdr: [12738] timer 8 (2 1900-1919 VPS 'Eltern~heute') entered VPS margin
> 
> At 18:54 the running status of the event changes to 2 (StartsInAFewSeconds)
> Jun 29 18:54:59 fs1 vdr: [12747] channel 2 (ZDF) event Don 29.06.2006 19:00-19:19 (VPS: 29.06 19:00) 'heute' status 2
> 
> Immediatelly the recording is started at 18:55
> Jun 29 18:55:00 fs1 vdr: [12738] recording to '/video/Eltern/heute/2006-06-29.19.00.50.99.rec/001.vdr'
> 
> At 19:00:001 the running status of the event changes to 4 (Running)
> IMHO this would be the right time to start the recording
> Jun 29 19:00:01 fs1 vdr: [12747] channel 2 (ZDF) event Don 29.06.2006 19:00-19:19 (VPS: 29.06 19:00) 'heute' status 4
> 
> With previous versions of VDR I had no problems with recording this program.
> It is also possible that ZDF did not send running status 2 in the past.

VDR has always started VPS recordings at status 2. The ZDF has only recently
begun to support that status.

Apparently they haven't read the standard closely, because running status 2,
as you mentioned, means "starts in a few seconds" - clearly 5 minutes is more
than just a few seconds ;-)

Klaus




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