[vdr] Re: Ghost channels?

Rainer Zocholl UseNet-Posting-Nospam-74308- at zocki.toppoint.de
Mon Jun 6 19:32:00 CEST 2005

UseNet-Posting-Nospam-74308- at zocki.toppoint.de(Rainer Zocholl)  05.06.05 15:14


>for a while (1.3.18?) i see channels in the channel list which can't
>exist. For example Source:"C" but i don't have DVB-C, only DVB-S and

>Deleting the false entries does not help:
>A few seconds later they are back at the end of list.

>All those channel seems to have no EPG.. but whe i select
>the broken entries, i see the EPG! (EPG scan is disabled here because
>of single LNB).

I removed all entries for the new transponder,
removed the timer references because vdr would not start else.
left the one entry with all zeros
starte VDR
tuned to that entry
Got a back screen, but EPG 
a few seconds later the image occures
and the other 3 channels were added by VDR.

Noting the new channel numbers
stopping VDR
copy back timers.conf
replace all channel ID with channel numbers
restart VDR.

That only to approx 2 h in real time...

Too i don't know what was wrong with the old channels table
and if there are more such broken entries.
(I found those only because i know they should have EPG)

msi:/video0# diff channels.bug channels.conf
< SAT.1;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:385:386=deu;392=deu:391:0:16408:8468:8705:0
< N24;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:225:226=deu:231:0:16398:8468:8705:087a86,88
> N24;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:225:226=deu:231:0:16398:8468:3074:0
> ProSieben;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:305:306=deu;312=deu:311:0:16403:8468:3074:0
> SAT.1;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:385:386=deu;392=deu:391:0:16408:8468:3074:089,90c90
< ProSieben;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:305:306=deu;312=deu:311:0:16403:8468:8705:0
< KABEL1;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:161:162=deu:167:0:16394:8468:8705:0
> KABEL1;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:161:162=deu:167:0:16394:8468:3074:095,96d94
< RTL Shop;RTL World:12188:hC34:S19.2E:27500:168:137:70:0:12080:1:1089:0
< NEUN LIVE Television,NEUN LIVE;BetaDigital:762000:C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:273:274=deu:279:0:16401:8468:5889:097a96
> NEUN LIVE Television,NEUN LIVE;BetaDigital:762000:C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:273:274=deu:279:0:16401:8468:5889:098a98
> RTL Shop;RTL World:12188:hC34:S19.2E:27500:168:137:70:0:12080:1:1089:0163c163
< Test-R;ARD:11837:hC34:S19.2E:27500:701:702:204:0:28130:1:1101:0
> Test-R;ARD:11837:hC34:S19.2E:27500:201:202:204:0:28130:1:1101:0653,656d652
< N24;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:0:0:0:0:16398:8468:3074:0
< ProSieben;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:0:0:0:0:16403:8468:3074:0
< KABEL1;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:0:0:0:0:16394:8468:3074:0
< SAT.1;ProSiebenSat.1:586000:I0C23D0M16B8T8G8Y0:T:27500:0:0:0:0:16408:8468:3074:0

>But more fun:

># grep ":C:" /video0/channels.conf
>msi:~# grep ":C:" /video0/channels.conf | wc -l
>But i don't have any DVB-C card in the box!
>(Some time ago i started an experiment with "webcam", that may be
>the reason for that "WEBcam" entry?)

I deleted those "C"entries with "grep -v" and the entries
seems not to reapper.
I assume they will reappear if i readd the WEBcam entry...

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