[vdr] vdr: no signal

Marko Huhtala marko.huhtala at uusikaupunki.fi
Fri Jul 25 23:50:05 CEST 2008


Hi,

Add you primary dvb device number in the /etc/vdr/setup.conf
In the line "PrimaryDVB = 3"
If you have 2 dvb cards you should add number 3 etc.
You must shut down the vdr before editing that file. 



On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 23:03:40 +0300
"Alex Girchenko" <gsmdib at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've got vdr installed according to
> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/vdr-guide.xml with lib-xine as a
> frontend. I've also got a working dvb config which I can tell from the
> fact that everything works in Kaffeine.
> Now, what I see running vdr-sxfe xvdr://localhost is just a black
> screen with a 'No Signal' message. No evidence of onscreen menu
> whatsoever. vdr won't react to keyboard keys pressed and 'Switch to
> your output screen and follow the on-screen instructions.' is not a
> valid instruction as there's no menu. Here's vdr-related part of
> /var/log/messages
> ----
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] VDR version 1.6.0-1 started
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] switched to user 'vdr'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] running as daemon (tid=16148)
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] codeset is 'UTF-8' - known
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] found 0 locales in /usr/share/vdr/locale
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'deu,ger'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'slv,slo'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'ita'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'dut,nla,nld'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'por'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'fra,fre'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'nor'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'fin,smi'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'pol'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'esl,spa'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'ell,gre'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'sve,swe'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'rom,rum'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'hun'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'cat,cln'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'rus'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'hrv'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'est'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'dan'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'cze,ces'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'tur'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] no locale for language code 'ukr'
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading plugin:
> /usr/lib64/vdr/plugins/libvdr-sc.so.1.6.0
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading plugin:
> /usr/lib64/vdr/plugins/libvdr-reelchannelscan.so.1.6.0
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdrwatchdog[16170]: Starting vdrwatchdog
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading plugin:
> /usr/lib64/vdr/plugins/libvdr-remote.so.1.6.0
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading plugin:
> /usr/lib64/vdr/plugins/libvdr-xineliboutput.so.1.6.0
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/setup.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/sources.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/diseqc.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/channels.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] deleting duplicate channel
> Bloomberg French
> TV;(null):11642:h:S13.0E:27500:1160:1120:33:0:1:318:15700:0
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] deleting duplicate channel
> Bloomberg Italian
> TV;(null):11642:h:S13.0E:27500:1260:1220:35:0:2:318:15700:0
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/commands.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/reccmds.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/svdrphosts.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:10 localhost vdr: [16148] loading /etc/vdr/keymacros.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16175] video directory scanner thread
> started (pid=16148, tid=16175)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16176] video directory scanner thread
> started (pid=16148, tid=16176)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16176] video directory scanner thread
> ended (pid=16148, tid=16176)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] reading EPG data from
> /var/vdr/video/epg.data
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] no DVB device found
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] initializing plugin: sc
> (0.9.0-HG-9ab4388e5bff+): A software emulated CAM
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.info] SC version
> 0.9.0-HG-9ab4388e5bff+ initializing
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.debug] probing
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.debug] capturing device 0
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16175] video directory scanner thread
> ended (pid=16148, tid=16175)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16178] tuner on device 1 thread
> started (pid=16148, tid=16178)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16179] section handler thread started
> (pid=16148, tid=16179)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.info] captured 1 video device
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] initializing plugin:
> reelchannelscan (0.4.3): Search Transponders for DVB Channels
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] initializing plugin: remote
> (0.4.0): Remote control
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] initializing plugin:
> xineliboutput (1.0.1): X11/xine-lib output plugin
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [xine..put] cTimePts:
> clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC): clock resolution 0 us
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [xine..put] cTimePts: using
> monotonic clock
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [xine..put] RTP SSRC: 0x2efac6a3
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16180] ERROR (thread.c,224): Permission denied
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] setting primary device to 1
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] assuming manual start of VDR
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] SVDRP listening on port 2001
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] setting current skin to "sttng"
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] loading
> /etc/vdr/themes/sttng-default.theme
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] starting plugin: sc
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.info] SC version
> 0.9.0-HG-9ab4388e5bff+ starting
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.info] loading
> cardclient config from /etc/vdr/plugins/sc/cardclient.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.info] loading keys
> from /etc/vdr/plugins/sc/SoftCam.Key
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.info] loading
> smartcard data from /etc/vdr/plugins/sc/smartcard.conf
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.error] no keys loaded
> for softcam!
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [general.warn] no smartcard
> interface defined!
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16181] CI adapter on device 0 thread
> started (pid=16148, tid=16181)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16182] SC-CI adapter on device 0
> thread started (pid=16148, tid=16182)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16183] SC housekeeper thread started
> (pid=16148, tid=16183)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] starting plugin: reelchannelscan
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] plugin 'reelchannelscan' called
> obsolete function RegisterI18n()
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] starting plugin: remote
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] remote: using '/dev/input/event4'
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] remote-event4: autorepeat supported
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] remote-event4: exclusive access granted
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] starting plugin: xineliboutput
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16185] Remote decoder/display server
> (cXinelibServer) thread started (pid=16148, tid=16185)
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16185] ERROR (thread.c,224): Permission denied
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16185] [xine..put] cXinelibServer:
> Can't set priority to SCHED_RR 2 [1,99]
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16185] [xine..put] Listening on port 37890
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16185] [xine..put] Listening for UDP
> broadcasts on port 37890
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16185] [xine..put] BROADCAST: VDR
> xineliboutput DISCOVERY 1.0  Server port: 37890  Server version:
> xineliboutput-1.0.1
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] [xine..put]
> cXinelibDevice::StartDevice(): Device started
> Jul 25 19:18:11 localhost vdr: [16148] remote control remote-event4 -
> learning keys
> Jul 25 19:18:12 localhost vdr: [16148] device /dev/input/event4: DVB
> on-card IR receiver
> Jul 25 19:18:12 localhost vdr: [16148] info: Press any key to use
> pre-loaded keymap
> Jul 25 19:18:12 localhost vdr: [16182] CAM 3: module present
> Jul 25 19:18:13 localhost vdr: [16181] CAM 1: no module present
> Jul 25 19:18:13 localhost vdr: [16181] CAM 2: no module present
> ----
> Exactly the same behavior is observed w/o -sc plugin. Has anyone got a
> clue on what might be wrong? I'm stuck. TIA.
> 
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