[vdr] need help with UTF-8 error - vdr: please turn off UTF-8 before starting VDR

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Mon Jan 28 08:30:33 CET 2008

On Sunday 27 January 2008, techno wrote:
> Hello,
> When I run vdr from the command line I get this message:
> "vdr: please turn off UTF-8 before starting VDR"
> How do I turn off UTF-8?  Why would I want to?
> Can someone tell me how to fix it?
> I have just installed it using YUM rpm, and I am running Fedora 7 if that
> helps.

If you start vdr using the included init script (/etc/init.d/vdr), this and a 
bunch of other useful things will be taken care of for you automatically.

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