[vdr] feature request easy diseqc setup and channelscan for vdr

Bikalexander bikalexander at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 14:49:43 CET 2010


Ich glaube, dass GotoX und Go to Position auch sehr wichtig ist. Kann es
sein, dass vielleicht alle Patches die hier bis jetzt veröffentlicht wurden
unserem Klaus nicht gefallen haben?

Ist es vielleicht sinnvoller, dass Klaus einfach mal sagt wie er es sich
vorstellt, damit solche Patches mehr Chancen haben in VDR intergriert zu
werden.

Sorry für mein English.

2010/2/2 Ian Bates <ian_and_joanna at talktalk.net>

> On 1 Feb 2010, at 22:24, abbe normal wrote:
> >
> > On 2/1/10, VDR User <user.vdr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Halim Sahin <halim.sahin at t-online.de>
> wrote:
> >>> Hi List and Klaus,
> >>>
> >>> It would be really nice if vdr could support diseqc setup directly in
> >>> vdr.
> >>>
> >>> I don't know if this can be done by a plugin but the current solution
> is
> >>> difficult for endusers.
> >>> Setting a diseqc.conf needs some knowledge in diseqc and it's commands.
> >>> A simple interface for creating a diseqc.conf can improove the
> >>> usability of vdr!
> >>
> >> Personally I think adding support for multiple diseqc switches is a
> >> more important feature as I've noticed several users asking how to do
> >> this in VDR -- which it unfortunately doesn't support.  I think this
> >> is actually one of the reasons some guys fumble around trying to
> >> cascade their diseqc switches.  However, not all switches can be
> >> cascaded and so they're left stuck.  Can't cascade, and no support for
> >> multiple switches.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > hey guys
> >
> > i agree multi cards should be able to use mutli diseqc configs... or
> > at least be able to assign them to different switches that could be
> > used... would be nice to add more dishes and lnbs to my setup... would
> > like to do c and ku band dvb as well as have at least 2 to 3 fixed
> > dishes with lnbs on them now im limited to 4 max or use a very costly
> > switch...
> >
> > abby
>
> Dear all,
>
> I have a diseqc-patch I that hacked together a couple of years ago relating
> to multi-cards/multi-switches that has served my purpose well.  It may not
> be the best way, it may even be the wrong way.  I will drag it out of the
> VDR box for all to see but that will not be for a couple of days.
>
> MOTIVATION
>
> I have three LNBs (28.2/5, 19.2, 13.0) and two cards, each card attached to
> a 4-way diseqc switch.  Despite the switches being the same model and bought
> at the same time each one responds to a different set of diseqc commands to
> change LNB.  IIRC one seemed to behave as a cascade of 2-way switches, the
> other responded to the more usual commands for a 4-way switch.
>
> DESCRIPTION
>
> Enter my hack.  It allows diseqc commands to be defined on a per-card basis
> (numbered 1, 2, ...).  How you determine which number corresponds to which
> card is left as an exercise for the reader (hint: the margin may not be big
> enough).  These defines are placed in 'diseqc-multi.conf' and start with the
> card number but are otherwise the same format as those found in
> 'diseqc.conf'.
>
> CONFIGURATION
>
> Configuration options within VDR are:
>
> - use only the diseqc.conf defines,
> - use only the diseqc-multi.conf,
> - use the disqc-multi.conf if a card definition appears otherwise use the
> diseqc.conf defines.
>
> CAVEATS
>
> For my purpose this patch works well.  I am aware there exist other
> multi-satellite/multi-card patches that may address a similar problem but I
> haven't used them.
>
> You'll have to wait a couple of days before I can pull it off my vdr box.
>  Current version works with vdr-1.7.11.  This patch has survived with
> minimal/no changes from at least the first vdr-1.6 releases.
>
>
> Sorry to whet your appetites without satiating them.
>
>
> Ian.
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