[vdr] eepg plugin + UK freeviewHD = }?Ln??X??Z?Z

Stuart Morris stuart_morris at talk21.com
Thu Sep 29 13:00:50 CEST 2011


--- On Thu, 29/9/11, Stuart Morris <stuart_morris at talk21.com> wrote:

> From: Stuart Morris <stuart_morris at talk21.com>
> Subject: Re: [vdr] eepg plugin + UK freeviewHD = }?Ln??X??Z?Z
> To: "VDR Mailing List" <vdr at linuxtv.org>
> Date: Thursday, 29 September, 2011, 10:12
> 
> 
> --- On Sat, 17/9/11, Laz <laz at club-burniston.co.uk>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: Laz <laz at club-burniston.co.uk>
> > Subject: Re: [vdr] eepg plugin + UK freeviewHD =
> }?Ln??X??Z?Z
> > To: vdr at linuxtv.org
> > Date: Saturday, 17 September, 2011, 20:49
> > On Saturday 17 September 2011
> > 20:32:48 Stuart Morris wrote:
> > > I have installed the EEPG plugin from the
> experimental
> > branch;
> > > http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/plg-eepg/repository/show?rev=exp
> > > erimental (last revision was 26/08/2011), but I
> am
> > getting gibberish in the
> > > EPG for the FreeviewHD channels.
> > > 
> > > Does anyone know of a fix for this?
> > 
> > That's exactly what I was getting when I tried it a
> couple
> > of weeks back: it 
> > didn't seem to touch the EPG for the HD channels
> (which are
> > encoded) but I 
> > also saw it trying to decode the EPG for other
> channels so
> > I was seeing 
> > gibberish creeping in at random for other channels.
> > 
> > I gave up for now because I can only currently play
> back HD
> > stuff "off line" on 
> > a beefier machine!
> > 
> > As I understand it, it's all just meant to work.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Laz
> > 
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> 
> I uncommented #define DEBUG, recompiled and enabled full
> verbosity
> for logging in the Eepg plugin osd menu. The system log
> shows that
> the Eepg plugin is ignoring the Freeview/FreeviewHD
> extended epg:
> 
> Sep 29 08:14:11 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: Ended all
> processing
> Sep 29 08:14:11 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: PMT scan idle
> Sep 29 08:14:11 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: PMT next
> Sep 29 08:14:11 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: PMT pid now
> 0x02d5 (idx=19)
..snip..
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: PMT next
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: PMT pid now
> 0x02bd (idx=0)
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: trigger
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: Filter
> Pid:0,Tid:0 added.
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: setstatus 1
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: trigger
> Sep 29 08:14:07 localhost vdr: [28047] EEPG: setstatus 0
> Sep 29 08:14:05 localhost vdr: [28041] EEPG: trigger
> Sep 29 08:14:05 localhost vdr: [28041] EEPG: setstatus 0
> 
> Does anyone know how the Eepg plugin detects supported
> systems like
> Freesat, Sky UK, Mediahighway etc?
> 
> Stuart
> 
> 
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Looking at the source code for Eepg it's not looking for the Freeview private data descriptor tag 0x0000233a.
Does anyone know where I could find information on Freeview descriptors?
Would they be the same as Freesat?

Stuart




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