[vdr] Dead lock in VDR/EPG scan

Rainer Zocholl UseNet-Posting-Nospam-74308- at zocki.toppoint.de
Mon Jun 6 21:11:00 CEST 2005

anssi.hannula at gmail.com(Anssi Hannula)  06.06.05 21:32

>Rainer Zocholl wrote:
>> Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de(Klaus Schmidinger)  06.06.05 18:20
>>>On a single card system
>> I have more than one card ;-)
>> But somewhere i read the EPG infos are mostly changed only
>> between 2:00 and 3:00.
>>>it doesn't really make much sense to have shorter times
>>>- after all, you wouldn't even be able to watch a full length movie.
>> Ah, i see.
>> I thought EPG scan would only occur after a lengthly "idle" time
>> and "politely" switch away the channels when no user is present.
>> (If i am already sleeping it would be a feature if VDR would wake
>> me up by switching the channel. ;-))

>The EPG timeout setting is that "idle" time.

>But since you have multiple cards, that setting doesn't apply at all.

Almost. The value "0" switches EPG scan of.
I once needed that because of LNBsharing.

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