[vdr] Unable to record ITV HD (was : ITV HD)

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Jun 21 16:30:15 CEST 2009


On 14.06.2009 22:49, dplu wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I have tried to record "Kingdom" broadcasted on HD but even if I can watch it 
> without problem "live" ( VDR 1.7.7+ Xine 0.9.2 + VDPau), the recording is 
> zero size 
> 
> Is it the fact the video PID is non standard and VDR don't know how to record 
> it (considering it is not video) ? 

What does this mean, "the video PID is non standard"?

Klaus

> By the way, recording of BBC HD or Anixe HD is nice at the same time ..
> 
> Is there also a patch to prevent VDR to set video PID to zero when using the 
> option setup/DVB card/update name + Pids
> 
> Any help appreciated
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Le Sunday 30 November 2008 19:29:43 Tony Houghton, vous avez écrit :
>> On Sun, 30 Nov 2008 19:05:28 +0100
>>
>> dplu at free.fr wrote:
>>> The line I gave is for VDR 1.7.0 native (multiproto plus) plus patch S
>>> H264 .. and no more addons
>>>
>>> If you have no images, check if VDR did not update the channel
>>> automatically and put zero on VPID .. If the option setup/dvb card/
>>> update channels is ON or "update PID" or "update name" etc , set it to
>>> off and reset channel to VPID 3401 and PPID to 3401 too
>>>
>>> ITV HD broadcast with a special video PID and VDR is not able to catch it
>>> so jerk setup every time .. there is no update for this channel from a
>>> long time ITV broadcast a "service not available" when there is nothing
>>> to watch, so you can setup easyly your vdr
>> OK, that seems to be what happened. I just about get sound and picture,
>> but not usable, because nothing but libxine recognises the stream and it
>> will only use one CPU core regardless of the ffmpeg_thread_count
>> setting. Perhaps it uses libx264 directly?



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