[vdr] Record HD broadcasts not working if the FF card is the primary device

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Thu Dec 24 13:36:20 CET 2009


On 23.12.2009 21:32, Markus Ehrnsperger wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I can record HD broadcasts only if vdr-sxfe is running.
> I can always record SD broadcasts.
> 
> I have an FF and a DVB-S2 card. I cannot watch HD broadcasts using the
> output device of my FF card, of course. But, it should be possible to
> record these broadcasts, even if they cannot be displayed with the
> current primary device (FF card).
> 
> In the log, there are the following messages (repeated very often):
> 
> ERROR: TS packet not accepted in Transfer Mode
> ERROR: TS packet not accepted in Transfer Mode
> ERROR: driver buffer overflow on device 2
> 
> This error is reproducible during one recording:
> 1) vdr-sxfe running, start recording (recording works)
> 2) exit vdr-sxfe (recording interrupted from this time)
> 3) start vdr-sxfe again (recording continues)
> 
> I use the xineliboutput plugin and starting vdr-sxfe forces this
> plugin to become primary device.
> 
> 
> I can start VDR without the FF card (using --device). In this case, HD
> recording works always.

If your FF card is the primary device and you start recording an HD
channel from that device, that channel will also be displayed "live",
which obviously doesn't work.

Try recording from a non-primary device, or switch to an SD channel
that is displayed in Transfer Mode to avoid these errors.

Klaus



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