[vdr] Really stupid question about Full-Function DVB Cards

Brian-Imap Brian_Dorling at t-online.de
Sun Nov 17 13:04:33 CET 2013


On 11/17/2013 12:16 PM, Füley István wrote:
> Why do you need a DVB-C card?
> You can use the FF DVB-S card for playback (output) only:
> " -Pdvbsddevice --outputonly "
>
> regards,
>
> István
>
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> 2013.11.17. 13:09 keltezéssel, Brian-Imap írta:
>> Hi,
>> dont kill me please..............
>>
>> I'm using a 4 Tuner Cine 2 DVB S2 setup for recording  TV programs.
>> For playback I was using a DVB-C FF Card, so this was not being used
>> to record as there were no Cable channel entries defined and no cable
>> attached to it. Worked perfectly, but now the DVB C card has broken.
>>
>> So I need a replacement. But I have multiple FF DVB-S cards laid around
>> here not in use.  As the dvbttpci driver is only used for this one card,
>> wouldn't it be possible to patch the driver so that it reports the DVB-S
>> card as a DVB-C card? Maybe even by an optional parameter?
>>
>> That way I wouldn't need to buy a new DVB-C card.
>>
>> Stupid idea or not?
>>
>> Cheers Brian
>>
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OK, I've never heard about this switch. The solution I was using
was suggested some time ago by an article in the c't. Due to the
Bandwidth of the older FF cards not being enough for simultaneous
recording and playback of some transponders.

I'll read up on it and give it a try thanks.

Cheers Brian







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