[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.24

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Mon Mar 5 22:44:09 CET 2012


On 05.03.2012 19:50, Timothy D. Lenz wrote:
> No, but I have the auto shutdown thing turned off because when signal is bad on 1 channel, it would disrupt everything with frequent restarts and as I recall, it often didn't restart. Might have been xine or something that stopped with the restart, I don't recall. Plus, restarting VDR in this case
> wouldn't fix the problem because it's a hardware crash that requires the drivers be restarted.

That's what a properly configured runvdr script does if you fill in its
LoadDriver() and UnloadDriver() functions.

Klaus

> One card finally died and had to be replaced which helped, but I know I have to leave power save off on those cards because the tuners get flaky when it's used and seems to be what killed the card. Poor
> craftsmanship.
>
> On 3/4/2012 2:51 PM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> On 04.03.2012 19:04, Timothy D. Lenz wrote:
>>> ...
>>> A problem I have run into before is not that a channel is down, though
>>> that also happens, but that a tuner is down. I've had tuner crashes,
>>> but vdr just stayed with that tuner/chanel and recorded nothing. I
>>> currently have 5 ATA tuners. 2 Dual tuner cards and a single.
>>
>> Didn't VDR report a "video data stream broken" and perform a restart?
>>
>> Klaus



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