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

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 22:29:11 CET 2008


I believe it is the CAM too, and me being a user :) I'll wait for
someone with more experience than myself to better explain and/or know
what to look for. Thanks Klaus, great product!

On 2/10/08, Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> On 02/10/08 17:12, Theunis Potgieter wrote:
> > It appears to switch over to encrypted channel after a minute or
> > so.Only if I tried it a couple of times, and only then, once it
> > switched over it starts to record even if the timer was set a few
> > minutes earlier.
>
> Could it be that your CAM has problems handling FTA and CA channels
> at the same time?
>
> The CAM I use here has no problem with this.
>
> Klaus
>
> > On 2/10/08, Antti Hartikainen <ami+vdr at ah.fi> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 10:46:25AM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> >>> On 02/10/08 09:16, Antti Hartikainen wrote:
> >>>> NumUsableSlots = 4
> >>> You wrote that you are using only a single budget card.
> >>> How can a single budget card have 4 CI slots?
> >>> And all four of these apparently contain a CAM that is ready?!
> >> Well one slot for each card ;) System has totally 6 DVB-devices, but at
> the
> >> moment of testing only one (1) DVB-T tuner was available for VDR (3 other
> >> devices
> >> were DVB-S tuners, including FF-card too).
> >>
> >> NumUsableSlots is one less when error about channel not being available
> >> appears, so slot of this card disappears somewhere?
>
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