[vdr] Safer diseqc setup ? Like in kaffeine ?

Gregoire Favre Gregoire.Favre at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 18:35:14 CET 2007


On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 04:48:37PM +0100, Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> Hi,

Hello :)

> I must admit, I didn't think of such a scenario. So for now, I think
> your diseqc.conf is correct. Your switch seems to use the DiSEqC message
> to select one of three LNBs while voltage and tone tell the LNB which of
> the 4 bands it shall pass on to the cable.
> 
> To just prove my understanding:
> Your VDR is able to switch to all three satelites, but from time to time
> you get those tuning timeouts. Reloading the drivers fixes this issue
> and VDR can then switch to all three satellites again.

More or less : it's slow (compared to kaffeine) and when I use vdr with
only one card, I can choose the sat in vdr, but then under kaffeine with
the two others cards, I can't tune to another sat than the same choosen
in VDR ???

In kaffeine, I can reccord without problem on three differents sats.

> >> Hhm, these settings only help in determining high/low band and the
> >> frequency to tune to. I first need to take a look into the code how
> >> kaffeine and xine-lib pass the information about the port to use to the
> >> DVB driver.
> 
> Haven't had a look at this yet.

Here kaffeine output of some tuning :

Tuning to: ARTE / autocount: 11
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11567000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, loband (index 0)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f0 00 00

Tuning to: EuroNews / autocount: 6
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12226000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

Tuning to: ZDFdokukanal / autocount: 7
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11953000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

Tuning to: COULEUR 3 / autocount: 8
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12207000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, hiband (index 2)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f1 00 00

Tuning to: RTL Television / autocount: 9
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12187000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

Tuning to: ARTE / autocount: 14
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11567000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, loband (index 0)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f0 00 00

Tuning to: 1LIVE / autocount: 18
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12265000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

Tuning to: 3 Channel / autocount: 19
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 10971000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, loband (index 5)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f6 00 00

Tuning to: 3sat / autocount: 20
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11953000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

Tuning to: 50 Canale / autocount: 21
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11541000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 13V, loband (index 4)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f4 00 00

Tuning to: 9Live / autocount: 22
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12480000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, hiband (index 2)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f1 00 00

Tuning to: ADIBOU TV / autocount: 23
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12363000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, hiband (index 2)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f1 00 00

Tuning to: AL-ALAM / autocount: 24
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12437000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, hiband (index 7)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f7 00 00

Tuning to: A LA UNE / autocount: 25
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12324000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, hiband (index 2)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f1 00 00

Tuning to: Al Jazeera / autocount: 26
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11567000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, loband (index 0)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f0 00 00
. LOCKED.

Tuning to: AL JAZEERA / autocount: 27
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12111000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 13V, hiband (index 6)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f5 00 00

Tuning to: ALOUETTE-1 / autocount: 29
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 10873000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 13V, loband (index 4)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f4 00 00

Tuning to: Asianet / autocount: 31
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12207000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, hiband (index 7)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f7 00 00

Tuning to: AZ TV / autocount: 32
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12245000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, hiband (index 7)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f7 00 00

Tuning to: Bahn TV / autocount: 33
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12633000 h 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

uning to: BBC 1 CI / autocount: 35
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 10847000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 2, 13V, loband (index 8)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f8 00 00

Tuning to: BBC 1 East (E) / autocount: 36
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 10788000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 2, 13V, loband (index 8)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f8 00 00

Tuning to: BBC 1 Wales / autocount: 37
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 10802000 h 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 2, 18V, loband (index 9)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 fa 00 00

Tuning to: BBC World / autocount: 39
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11597000 v 22000000
inv:2 fecH:5
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 13V, loband (index 0)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f0 00 00

Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12692000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, hiband (index 7)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f7 00 00

Tuning to: Bio TV / autocount: 41
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11585000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 13V, loband (index 4)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f4 00 00

Tuning to: BLU / autocount: 42
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12558000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 13V, hiband (index 6)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f5 00 00


Tuning to: Boing / autocount: 43
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11345000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:2
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, loband (index 5)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f6 00 00

Tuning to: BR-alpha / autocount: 44
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11836000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 0, 18V, hiband (index 3)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f3 00 00

Tuning to: Bulgaria TV / autocount: 45
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 12539000 h 27500000
inv:2 fecH:3
DiSEqC: switch pos 1, 18V, hiband (index 7)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f7 00 00

Tuning to: Caroline / autocount: 47
Using DVB device 0:0 "ST STV0299 DVB-S"
tuning DVB-S to 11390000 v 27500000
inv:2 fecH:2
DiSEqC: switch pos 2, 13V, loband (index 8)
DiSEqC: e0 10 38 f8 00 00

Maybe they could help ?

Thank you very much :-)
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