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

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Feb 9 11:28:26 CET 2008


On 02/09/08 11:22, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 02/08/08 17:58, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> On 02/08/08 17:40, Antti Hartikainen wrote:
>>> On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 04:12:04PM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>>>>> On 17/10/2007, *Arthur Konovalov* <kasjas at hot.ee <mailto:kasjas at hot.ee>> 
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>     Hi all!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>     Our local cable operator transmit on same frequency FTA and scrambled
>>>>>>     channels.
>>>>>>     During recording on FTA channel it is not possible to switch to any
>>>>>>     scrambled channel on the same frequency.
>>>>>>     "Channel not available!" message received.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>     At the same time, when recording scrambled channel, switching to FTA or
>>>>>>     to other scrambled works.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>     This behavior introduced with vdr-1.5.x versions (at least since 1.5.2,
>>>>>>     if I remember correctly).
>>>>>>     vdr-1.4.7 performs fine in same situation.
>>>>>>
>>>> - start VDR with only a single FF card with one CAM
>>> What about with budget card? With budget cards it happened for me.
>> I don't have a budget card with CAM in my system.
> 
> For further testing I have now modified my cDevice::GetDevice(const cChannel *Channel, int Priority, bool LiveView)
> function so that it never returns the primary device. So VDR always runs in
> Transfer-Mode, and both the encrypted and the FTA channel will have to
> be fetched from my second FF card with CAM (which would then act like
> a budget card).
> 
> Even in this constellation everything worked as expected, and I was able
> to record the encrypted channel and switch live between the FTA and the
> encrypted channel.

I just read your original posting again, and there you described the problem
the other way round. So I also tested recording the FTA channel and then switching
to the encrypted channel, but this also works fine here.

So I'm afraid I don't know what's causing this for you.

Klaus



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