[vdr] Motorised dish tuning delays and vdr

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Sat Apr 2 12:55:49 CEST 2005

Seppo Ingalsuo wrote:
> Luca Olivetti wrote:
>> As a stop-gag measure, while core vdr is properly adapted to steerable 
>> dishes (Klaus, you promised it ;-), you can use the attached patch. 
>> What it does is explained at 
>> http://linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Actuator-plugin#Patches
> Thanks but it didn't help with vdr 1.3.23, possibly my dish turning 
> motor is slow. I'll check if increasing time out values help!

Well, in spite of the name I'm using it with 1.3.23, and since it 
doesn't wait for a lock the time is irrelevant. I'm sorry it doesn't 
work for you but, as I said in the notes, YMMV :-(
Note that if you're using a ff card not in transfer mode, the patch 
shouldn't make any difference, it's only useful with a budget card or if 
the ff is using transfer mode (if I understood the logic of that piece 
of code correctly).

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