[vdr] DW-TV Hotbird Reception

Marco Göbenich mg at needful.de
Tue Feb 16 10:16:19 CET 2010


Hi!

After pointing the DW-TV technicans to this issue some weeks before they
have removed the encrypted audio.

Regards

Marco


Am 06.01.2010 12:27, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
> On 06.01.2010 10:16, Marco Göbenich wrote:
>   
>> Hi!
>>
>> Is this a bug in VDR or is DW-TV doing something evil?
>>     
> They are apparently broadcasting the video and first audio pid FTA,
> and have the second audio pid encrypted. So far VDR considered any
> channel "encrypted" if there were any CA descriptors for that
> channel.
>
> As a consequence of a recent report by Francesco Saverio Schiavarelli
> <fschiava at libero.it> regarding problems with the channel
>
>   cielo:12034:vC34:S13.0E:27500:166:414=ita,415=und:476:0:11110:64511:6600:0
>
> where the video and audio pids were all FTA, but some other pid (not
> relevant for VDR) was encrypted, I have changed things for version 1.7.11
> (to be reeased later) so that the CA descriptors are only handled
> if they actually belong to a video or audio pid.
>
> However, this doesn't help in cases where some audio pids are FTA and
> others are encrypted.
> I wonder why they are encrypting their second audio pid. Doesn't make
> much sense to me.
>
> Well, apparently their EPG is broken, too.
> It claims to support VPS, but it's apparently off by one hour,
> and VPS recordings don't work.
>
> So all in all I'd say it looks more like they don't know what they are doing.
> Maybe somebody who is actually interested in this channel should
> contact them about all this...
>
> Klaus
>
>   
>> Am 06.01.2010 02:17, schrieb Oliver Endriss:
>>     
>>> Marco Göbenich wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> Will I get this problem too with any newer version of vdr?
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> Yes, same problem with VDR 1.7.10.
>>>
>>> CU
>>> Oliver
>>>       
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