[vdr] VDR -> S2API: 2 questions

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 12:04:13 CET 2008


Goga777 wrote:
>> After quite a while away from VDR development, I've dedicated
>> this weekend to switching VDR to S2API (TS recording will be postponed).
>>
>> Just two quick questions:
>>
>> - Where do I find the ultimate, latest, greatest S2API driver source?
>>   I would assume it is at http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb, but with all
>>   the recent patching and various repositories, I'm unsure...
> 
> imho, http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin/ also good choise. Igor has implemented some improvements in drivers, that's why with s2-liplianin possible to work with dvb-s/svb-s2 channels which have high and low SR. I don't know why these improvements didn't include in v4l-dvb tree.

People using some STB0899 versions will have their demodulators burned
due to the demodulator running with a too high unsupported clock of
135MHz. The STB0899  is rated to run at a maximum of 99 MHz only.

The safe bet is to use http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb

Regards,
Manu



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