[vdr] Newbee questions about HDTV VDR system with TT-budget S2-3200.

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun May 24 12:53:24 CEST 2009


On 24.05.2009 12:35, Carsten Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I would like to get a HDTV VDR system started.
> I have the following hardware to play with:
>    gigabyte m55plus s3g main board (nVidia GeForce 6100 / nForce 430)
>    with Athlon 64 3500+, 1GB RAM
>    GeForce 9500GT card with 1GB RAM
>    2 TT-budget S2-3200 DVB S2 cards
> I have installed OpenSuse 11.1 on it, which comes with
> vdr 1.6.0, the xine 0.8.2 plugin and dvb-1.1.0_CVS20080331-1.48.
> 
> Is there a "getting started with HDTV VDR" FAQ somewhere?
> 
> My first 3 questions questions are
> 
> * Will a new VDR version be released today?

Most likely not.

>   The latest I could find is 1.7.7 (3 weeks old).
> 
> * Where do I find the right DVB driver?

http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb should work, but you'll still
need the patch from

  ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/vdr/Developer/v4l-dvb-header-fix.diff

because the header files apparently are still broken :-(

> * How do I configure LIRC, so it works with the S3-3200
>   and the remote control included with it?

Sorry, can't help you there.

Klaus



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