[vdr] VDR -> S2API: 2 questions

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 17:37:51 CET 2008


On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Klaus Schmidinger <
Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:

> On 22.11.2008 17:25, Georg Acher wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 06:21:51PM +0200, Alex Betis wrote:
> >> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 5:14 PM, Klaus Schmidinger <
> >> Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Maybe I'm totally missing something here, but I can't figure out how
> >>> an application using the S2API driver can tell whether a DVB device is
> >>> DVB-S or DVB-S2. Can somebody please point me in the right direction
> here?
> >>>
> >> I run into the same question when made changes in scan-s2 application.
> >> The question I want to ask is why do you really need it?
> >
> > Ressource allocation. If there is also a S-only tuner avaliable you don't
> > want to waste the precious S2-tuner for S-stuff. Also it can be important
> > for timer collision checking.
>
> Exactly. If a channel is DVB-S2, I don't even want to try a DVB-S only
> card.

Good point. Lets wait for someone on dvb list to answer.

>
>
> Am I really to believe that S2API doesn't provide that information?
> If so, what exactly does the "S2" in "S2API" stand for? ;-)
>
> Klaus
>
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