[vdr] VDR developer version 1.3.28

Stefan Taferner taferner at kde.org
Mon Aug 8 15:28:33 CEST 2005

On Monday 08 August 2005 10:19, Carsten Koch wrote:
> Malte Schröder wrote:
> ...
> >>>Which "defect" is that?
> >>
> >>It stops for a reason I have not yet found
> >
> > I think I am experiencing the same problem. When I activate the
> > automatic EPG scan (i.e. timeout of 2 hours) my VDR suddenly stops
> > responding to anything, I think around the time when it should be
> > scaning. Neither remote, nor svdrp work then, and the watchdog does not
> > restart it. It just sits there doing nothing. There is nothing
> > suspicious in the logs.
> > I have a FF-TechnoTrend DVB-S and a budget Airstar2 DVB-T.
> I wonder what happens if VDR encounters an HDTV channel
> with a FF card during an EPG scan.
> Since new channels may get entered into channels.conf automatically,
> you may not even know that you have an HDTV channel in it.

Should not be a problem, since only the receiving unit of the FF card
is used. What causes troubles is the mpeg decoder chip which cannot
handle the HDTV data rate (as far as I understand things).


More information about the vdr mailing list