[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 17:20:47 CET 2008


On 02/08/08 17:17, Theunis Potgieter wrote:
> mag video # equery uses vdr
> [ Searching for packages matching vdr... ]
> [ Colour Code : set unset ]
> [ Legend : Left column  (U) - USE flags from make.conf              ]
> [        : Right column (I) - USE flags packages was installed with ]
> [ Found these USE variables for media-video/vdr-1.5.13 ]
>  U I
>  - - cmdsubmenu        : Allows the creation of submenus in the commands menu
>  + + cutterlimit       : Limit IO bandwith used for cutting
>  + + cutterqueue       : Adds a queue of recordings to be cutted
>  - - cuttime           : Adjust starttime of cutted recording by
> length of cut out parts
>  - - ddepgentry        : remove duplicate EPG entries
>  - - debug             : Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts
> and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see
> http://www.gentoo.o
> rg/proj/en/qa/backtraces.xml
>  - - dolbyinrec        : add a dedicated switch to control recording
> of dolby digital
>  + + dvbplayer         : Use some special mpeg-repacker features. Most
> usable for old recordings or software output devices.
>  + + dvbsetup          : Setup for AC3 transfer, disable primary tuner
>  - - dvdarchive        : DMH DVD - Archiv ( used by vdr-burn-0.1.0_* )
>  - - dvdchapjump       : Jump on capitels on DMH DVD - Archiv
>  - - dvlfriendlyfnames : filter file names on recording
>  - - dvlrecscriptaddon : enhancement for record-script
>  - - dvlvidprefer      : controls video-dir choice on recording
>  + + graphtft          : support for grapftft plugin up from vdr-graphtft-0.1.7
>  - - hardlinkcutter    : Speed up cutting by hardlinking unchanged files
>  - - iptv              : Enables support for vdr-iptv
>  - - jumpplay          : Enables automatic jumping over cut marks
> while watching a recording
>  - - liemikuutio       : Formerly known as AIO (all-in-one) patch,
> adds some nice must haves
>  - - lircsettings      : Allows to change lirc settings delay, freq
> and timeout values in OSD
>  - - livebuffer        : does timeshifting/background recording all
> the time, allows to rewind live TV
>  - - lnbshare          : Enables support for two or more dvb cards
> sharing the same cable to the lnb
>  + + mainmenuhooks     : Allows to replace main menu entries by some
> special plugins (like epgsearch, extrecmenu, ...)
>  + + menuorg           : Enables support for the menuorg-plugin
>  + + noepg             : Adds code to selectively disable
> epg-reception for specific channels
>  - - osdmaxitems       : Support for text2skin
>  - - pinplugin         : Support for pin plugin
>  - - premiereepgfix    : <unknown>
>  - - rotor             : Enable support for plugin vdr-rotor for
> dish-positioner.
>  - - settime           : set system time per script instead of via syscal
>  - - setup             : Enable support for the plugin vdr-setup
>  - - sortrecords       : allows to change sort order of recordings
>  - - sourcecaps        : Adds the ability to define capabilities of
> dvb-cards (e.g. card1 can receive Sat @28.2E)
>  - - submenu           : Enable support for the plugin vdr-submenu.
>  - - syncearly         : start live display as soon as possible, not
> waiting for sync of audio and video
>  - - timercmd          : Adds submenu for user defined commands in timer menu
>  - - timerinfo         : Show with chars +/- if space on HD will
> suffice for a timer
>  - - ttxtsubs          : <unknown>
>  - - validinput        : Signal if it is possible to go left/right in
> lists with chars < >
>  - - vanilla           : Do not add extra patches which change default
> behaviour; DO NOT USE THIS ON A GLOBAL SCALE as the severity of the
> meaning cha
> nges drastically
>  - - volctrl           : allows volume control using left/right keys
>  - - wareagleicon      : Replace original icon set in menu
>  - - yaepg             : Enables support for the plugin vdr-yaepg
> 
> 
> patches used:
> cutterlimit, cutterqueue, dvbplayer, dvbsetup, graphtft,
> mainmenuhooks, menuorg, noepg
> 
> gentoo: overlay vdr-1.5
> 
> Theunis

Please try this with a plain vanilla VDR. If the problem happens there, too,
I'll look further into it. However, since I can't reproduce it here, there's
probably not much I can do...

Klaus


> On 08/02/2008, Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
>> 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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