[vdr] Safer diseqc setup ?

Ilariu Raducan ilariu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 16:33:43 CET 2007


I'm using VDR4You distribution, and I don't want to install kaffeine on it.
I want to keep it small ;)

I need to check if vdr is sending something that is not suposed to.
Note that  vdr works for channels on LNB1 if you disable diseqc in the
setup.

Ilariu

On 1/29/07, Gregoire Favre <Gregoire.Favre at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 01:32:16PM +0000, Ilariu Raducan wrote:
> > I also have problems with 4 quad LNBs on a diseqc switch (1.0 and
> another
> > 2.0)
> > If I plug out the cable from the card and plug it back again (reset
> switch
> > and LNBs)
> > I can use szap to change the channels. I believe the quad LNBs have
> diseqc
> > switch
> > inside and at reset they are in backward compatible mode (Tone/Voltage).
> > In Diseqc specifications/recommendations they recommend the diseqc LNB
> > should ignore responding
> > to Tone/Voltage commands when they receive one diseqc command.
> > Unfortunately, I did not find the proper diseqc commands for the LNBs.
> >
> > I will try today a workaround to reset the LNB before sending the
> > diseqc.conf sequence in backward compatible mode:
> > - switch to another LNB (hope the power will be cut for the one I need
> for
> > the channel)
> > - do the sequence for current channel
> > t v [E0 10 38 FF]  W500 (switch to LNB4 and wait 500) [E0 10 38 F0] W100
> A
> > W15 t (switch to LNB1, wait for power to stabilize, use back compatible)
> >
> > If I am lucky enough the switch will cut the power for the LNB1 when I
> > switch to LNB4.
> >
> > Does anybody knows the Diseqc commands for Quad LNBs??
>
> Very stangely, under kaffeine here all runs perfectly ???
> Did you also try to use your quiete similar setup under kaffeine ?
>
> I have tried an hudge number of setup, including diseqc reset, resent of
> messages...
>
> Maybe there is only two VDR user with quad lnb in the world using
> diseqc ?
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