[vdr] rotorng broken with 1.7.27 - any changes to vdr core / kernel?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Fri Oct 12 16:31:11 CEST 2012


On 12.10.2012 00:41, Morfsta wrote:
> Hi Klaus,
> As part of a recent upgrade from vdr-1.7.22 to 1.7.27 within yavdr I've seen that my rotorng plugin doesn't work anymore and this is shown in the syslog when I try to send a disecq command: -
>   vdr: [8287] ERROR: frontend 1/0: Invalid argument
> The plugin includes a patch to the vdr src which adds another method to cDvbTuner: -
> +bool cDvbTuner::SendDiseqcCmd(dvb_diseqc_master_cmd cmd)
> +{
> +  cMutexLock MutexLock(&mutex);
> +  if ((frontendType!=SYS_DVBS2 && frontendType!=SYS_DVBS) || SendDiseqc)
> +    return false;
> +  diseqc_cmd=cmd;
> +  SendDiseqc=true;
> +  newSet.Broadcast();
> +  return true;
> +}
> and modifies cDvbTuner::GetFrontendStatus with: -
>            cMutexLock MutexLock(&mutex);
> +        if (SendDiseqc) {
> +           CHECK(ioctl(fd_frontend, FE_DISEQC_SEND_MASTER_CMD, &diseqc_cmd));
> +           SendDiseqc=false;
> +           }
> Has anything changed in VDR, or perhaps the driver that means this no longer works the way that it used to? I've looked through the HISTORY and can't spot anything that stands out.

I'm afraid I can't think of anything obvious.
Could you try using versions 1.7.13 thru 1.7.27 in turn to see
which version introduced the problem?

Klaus



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