[vdr] Channel dropout unless femon active
r.scobie at clear.net.nz
Sun Aug 25 05:32:38 CEST 2013
Perhaps a little off topic, but I wonder if anyone can shed any light on
I am viewing a signal that is very close to reception threshold - dish a
little small, STR value 65%, SNR value 67%, but BER and UNC errors as
reported by femon are zero.
As long as I leave the femon plugin active on screen, I can view it
uninterrupted. If I turn it off, within 60 seconds, the picture will
disappear until I activate femon again.
Initally it will only show "SIGNAL" and "CARRIER" indicators active,
then after a short period, everything will lock again and the channel
I am running the latest vdr version with a TT 6400 S2 full feature card,
with latest drivers and firmware. Relevent drivers would be perhaps
stv090x or stv6110x.
Channel parameters DVB-S2, symbol rate 15000 FEC 3/5 QPSK Video 35Mb
MPEG2 1920 x 1080, Audio MPEG 270Mb
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