[vdr] vdr-1.5x: problem with recording FTA and watching scrambled at the same time

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Feb 8 17:10:05 CET 2008


On 02/08/08 16:32, Theunis Potgieter wrote:
> I am using vdr-1.5.13
> 
> - start vdr and switch to encrypted channel
> - set timer on encrypted channel one minute in advance from current time
> - switch to same Transponder with FTA channel, in my situation a radio channel
> - once the timer started I cannot switch back to the encrypted channel
> with message channel is not available. In the recordings list it shows
> the file but in 0 size.
> - stop timer is the only way to switch back to encrypted channel.
> 
> Theunis

I did this now, and it also worked just fine.

Are you using a "plain vanilla" VDR, or are there any patches involved?

Klaus

> On 08/02/2008, Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
>> I tried to reproduce this here, but everything worked fine.
>> Here's what I did:
>>
>> - start VDR with only a single FF card with one CAM
>> - switch to an encrypted channel
>> => channel displays in live mode
>> - start a recording on that channel
>> => recording successful
>> - switch to an FTA channel on the same transponder
>> => channel displays in live mode
>> - start a recording on that channel
>> => recording successful
>>
>> At this point I had two recordings running on the same transponder,
>> one with an encrypted channel and one FTA.
>>
>> This also worked the other way round (first recording FTA, then encrypted).
>>
>> This was done with the version 1.5.13 code base.
>>
>> Does the problem still persist on your system with VDR 1.5.13?
>>
>> Klaus



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