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

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Jun 21 17:25:16 CEST 2009


On 21.06.2009 17:11, dplu wrote:
> Hi Klaus, 
> I suppose that the PID is not defined as "video" in the stream. 
> I am not an expert but if you let "update PID automatically" on VDR Setup , 
> the VPID and PPID fall to zero, if you disable this update and set manually 
> information you can watch the channel but no recording possible
> This is also indicated on kingofsat : ITV HD 28.5E 11426H
> http://en.kingofsat.net/hdtv.php?&standard=All&ordre=freq&filtre=Clear

Well, if they don't broadcast their Vpid in the SI data, how is a
receiver supposed to know what to receive?

Maybe you should complain to the broadcaster about this.

Klaus

> Le Sunday 21 June 2009 16:30:15 Klaus Schmidinger, vous avez écrit :
>> 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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