[vdr] Patch suggestion: Force CAM reset before upcoming recording

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Wed Feb 29 12:18:00 CET 2012


On 29.02.2012 12:13, Heikki Manninen wrote:
> I have a number of different Conax CAM modules from different manufacturers and all of them disappear from VDR after a couple of days running. Hitting CAM reset on the CI menu will bring it back "online". Naturally all Conax channel recordings will fail silently as a result of this until the CAM has been brought back up. Switching to an encrypted channel just gives the standard "channel not available" message.
>
> This happens (for me) with Satelco DVB-C card with Satelco CI. From what I understand, this seems to be a common problem though I'm not sure whether it is limited to Satelco devices only.
>
> Would it be possible to force CAM reset on all CI slots when VDR is trying to start recording non-FTA channel?

Wouldn't it be better to fix the actual problem and prevent
the CAM from "disappearing"?

Greetings
Klaus



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