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

Füley István aironet at tigercomp.ro
Sun Nov 17 16:10:56 CET 2013


I'm also using this solution on one of my vdr clients, but of course 
there is one limitation: you can only playback MPEG2 recordings, no 
MPEG4 nor HD.

2013.11.17. 14:04 keltezéssel, Brian-Imap írta:
> 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
>>
>>
>> 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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