[vdr] HDTV w/ FF card

Carsten Koch Carsten.Koch at icem.com
Wed Apr 20 21:22:54 CEST 2005

Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Carsten Koch wrote:
>> Matthias Schwarzott wrote:
>> ...
>>> Or another posibility to get HDTV. How about marking a channel not be 
>>> displayable with ff-card and then showing only a black screen if such 
>>> a channel is detected.
>> I would like that much better than a crash.  :-)
>> The current behaviour (HDTV channels get into channels.conf 
>> automatically,
>> if you happen to zap to such a channel innocently, the driver crashes)
>> is not very user-friendly.
> The main question is: how do you detect a "HDTV channel" just from the 
> SI data?

I do not know.
But the femon plugin is able to display the resolution of the current stream,
so that information is obviously available to vdr.
Would it not be possible to show a black screen and some OSD message whenever
the resolution of the current stream is > 720x576?


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