[vdr] [PATCH] Priority of transfer-mode should not be -1

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 28 23:29:23 CEST 2005

Anssi Hannula wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>> Anssi Hannula wrote:
>>>> The transfer-mode uses always priority -1.
>>>> That presents a problem: If I connect to that vdr using streamdev, it
>>>> switches the first budget device off from the multiplex transfered to
>>>> the FF card, although there is a second identical budget
>>>> device available.
>> Actually, the PrimaryLimit was implemented at a time where the FF DVB
>> cards were unable to record and replay at the same time. In that case,
>> when a timer needed to use the primary device, it was no longer possible
>> to switch to a different channel. These times are long gone, so I would
>> instead tend to remove the PrimaryLimit altogether. It would make things
>> simpler instead of more complex ;-)
>> If somebody has programmed so many timers that all of the DVB cards
>> are needed to record them, so be it.
>> Comments?
> How exactly would that resolve the situation I described above?

Well, it wouldn't. Apparently I overread that this was a streamdev issue.
But then again, it's of course the same problem if you are in Transfer-Mode
and a recording starts and selects the receiver device, even though an other
device would be free.

I'll think over this again...


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