[vdr] S2-3200 & vdr needed material ?

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Sat Jan 10 14:18:33 CET 2009


Hi,

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 01:41:07PM +0100, Artem Makhutov wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 02:31:19PM +0200, Alex Betis wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:25 PM, Artem Makhutov <artem at makhutov.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 12:08:31PM +0200, Mika Laitio wrote:
> > > > >> No, and I am little confused where is the version I could try with
> > > > >> vdr.1.7.x. I found out 3 candidates while googling, should I try one
> > > of
> > > > >> these with vdr-1.7.3 or some other one?
> > > > >>
> > > > >>   - http://home.vrweb.de/~bergwinkl.thomas<http://home.vrweb.de/%7Ebergwinkl.thomas>,
> > > This page mentions the patch
> > > > >> only for vdr-1.5
> > > > >>   - VDR-Extensions-Patch-65/vdr-1.7.2_extensions.diff seems to include
> > > > >> livebuffer patch (but has unfortunately also many other patches within
> > > > >> same patch and wont propably apply with 1.7.3)
> > > > >>   - VDR-Extensions-Patch-65/plugin-patches/setup-0.3.1-livebuffer.diff
> > > > >
> > > > > You should be able to use the VDR Extensions Patch 65 (with VDR 1.7.2).
> > > > > I have not tried it soo far, as I am still running VDR 1.7.1.
> > > > >
> > > > > You can enable single pathes in the "patch pack", so you don't have to
> > > apply them all.
> > > >
> > > > What's this "patch pack"? Do you mean the patch selection by
> > > > commenting/uncommenting individual patches from Make.config.template that
> > > > the vdr-1.7.2_extensions.diff modifies?
> > >
> > > Yes, I think so. I have not tried to apply the patches manually.
> > > I am using a Gentoo ebuild which applies them for me.
> > >
> > > > Anyway, for vdr-1.7.3, the vdr-1.7.2_extensions.diff failed to apply in
> > > > many places. For vdr-1.7.2 the patch applied as expected, but I have not
> > > > yet tried the LiveBuffer/vdr-xineliboutput in there.
> > >
> > > I have just setup S2API drivers with VDR 1.7.2 and the livebuffer patch
> > > from VDR Extensions Patch 65.
> > >
> > > Everything works pretty well. I can watch even watch HDTV using
> > > xineliboutput and vdr-xine.
> > 
> > What are your channel switching times?
> 
> I have a switching time of ~2 seconds.
> 
> > I've used 1.7.1 + extension patches 64 to have the livebuffer + xinelibout
> > and was unhappy with switching time, even on the same transponder.
> > I've went back to 1.7.0 + the same xinelibout and see big improvements in
> > switching time. I can see "sync early" messages in VDR logs, so I assume it
> > makes the difference. Livebuffer probably breaks the ability to sync early.
> 
> Ok, I just find out that switching to some channes does not work for me any more.
> Now I need to find out why. Maybe the Diseqc is not working using S2API on some
> DVB-S-cards anymore...

Ok, I setup VDR just to use individual devices. All of them worked fine.
Then I switched back an setup VDR to use all of them together again, and I can tune to all
channels without any problems. So I don't know where the problem was, but it has gone
without doing real changes...

Regards, Artem



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