[vdr] no channel update on vdr 1.7.0

C.Scheeder christoph at scheeder.de
Wed May 21 12:11:58 CEST 2008


Igor schrieb:
>>> I had a 1.5.13 running for a while on a nexus FF.
>>>
>>> I did install a second card, S2-3200, together with the multiproto driver
>>> and vdr 1.7.0, without patches at this moment, because I am not interested
>>> in HD at this time. I am just looking to have 2 cards working to be able
>>> to stream on several vdr clients and use the output of my FF card. The S2
>>> card is on astra, and the FF on hotbird
>>>
>>> I started with a  clean  vdrconf directory, and with a channel.conf with
>>> only 1 entry (TV5) on hotbird. I hoped that vdr would scan new channels,
>>> but it did only for a few.
>>>
>>> After starting the first time, it scanned about 10 new channels and stops
>>> there. In the DVB menu, update stands on  add new transponder 
>>>
>>> I did try with an other channel.conf. I can see every FTA channel on
>>> hotbird, but I have a black screen on astra (nothing as  channel not
>>> available ).
>>>
>>> The log does nt learn me something either. In fact the log is flooded by
>>> kernel messages about stb6100 that get_frequence and bandwith. The
>>> frequence are always the same.
>>> -why is the  autoscan  not working ? Do I need some  transponder file  ?
>>>
>>> -how can I check the signal on my S2-3200 card ?
>>>
>>> -how can I reduce the logs from stb6100 ?
>>>
>>> -do I need to apply a concurrent recording patch to be able to stream 2 or
>>> more signals ?
>>>
> 
> 
>> Errm,
>> you say you have two FF-Cards, one connected to an LNB poniting hotbird
>> and one connected to another LNB pointing to Astra?
> 
> no, he has one FF card, second one is budget card TT3200
> 
> Igor
> 

Ok, but this does not make any difference in this situation, it will plain NOT work, as long as each 
card is hard-wired to only one of the LNBs.
To get channelsacn working he will have to patch vdr (probably by himself) or get at least one 
switch to get both satelites to both of his cards.
Christoph

>> AFAIk this will NOT work.
>> if vdr has 2 cards, it only uses the second card to do channel-scan, it does not know these two 
>> cards are hardwired to different sat-positions, and i know of now way to tell it about such a 
>> confguration.
>> Is this correct Klaus?
>> Christoph
> 
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