[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] Bandwidth limiting patch for FF cards (VDR-1.6)

Timothy D. Lenz tlenz at vorgon.com
Sat Feb 13 22:28:40 CET 2010


Why not just use ttpci-bwlimit.diff to patch the driver? There is also a 
patch floating around that lets you select what to block.

On 2/13/2010 1:15 PM, Udo Richter wrote:
> Hi list,
>
>
> One of the known problems of the FF-DVB cards is the bandwidth
> limitation, that is addressed by the full-ts-mod for example. However,
> there are still enough FF cards out there that are not and wont ever be
> modded, and these cards tend to produce broken recordings on high
> bandwidth channels.
>
> I've written an experimental patch to avoid this by limiting the total
> bandwidth of the DVB card for recording and playback. In case that the
> bandwidth exceeds the allowed maximum, the playback gets reduced to
> I-frame only, audio only or complete suspend. Recording is not limited.
>
> The patch is still fresh and not well tested, so its only recommended
> for experimenting. Also, there's only a VDR-1.6 patch now, VDR-1.7 needs
> a rewrite for TS, and will follow later. For first experiments, set
> Setup ->  DVB ->  FF DVB Bandwidth Limit (kbit) to something around
> 14000-15000.
>
> Get it:
> http://www.udo-richter.de/vdr/patches.en.html#bandwidthlimit
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Udo
>
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