[vdr] Help: Twinhan VP-1022a

Andrey Vlassov andreyv at ece.ubc.ca
Tue Mar 22 22:42:23 CET 2005


yes, you did undertand me right I am interested to have both cards in my 
system (although I have only one dish -- balcony space restriction).

This card was purchased mainly because Twinhan stated that it can drive 
USALS STAB HH motor. I was playing with Nexus-s for a while and didn't 
find  how to drive motor in sence of USALS (in windows I could drive 
motor East/West Steps/Run Diseqc 1.2).

Advantage USALS is that I can enter my coordinates and then say "Hey 
turn dish to 100W" and wait few seconds when dish will be pointed to 
satellite I am interested in.

I am quite new to vdr and do not know many things yet but I am learn 
fast. So, as I understood to be able watch a program on Budget card on 
the computer screen I will need a plugin like vdr-xine. Is my 
understanding correct?

NOTE: plugin looks nice but I would modify it looks a little different 
if it possible. I might happen that I will talk to developer and provide 
my help to him.



>Am Dienstag, 22. März 2005 20:52 schrieb Andrey Vlassov:
>>>I figured out that I have to load the bttv module with these options:
>>>i2c_hw=1 card=0x71
>>>On Fedora, you might want to try to modprobe bttv like this:
>>>modprobe bttv i2c_hw=1 card=0x71
>>could you give me some guide lines what you did to make this card work
>>with vdr?
>>We can communicate directly over email if you would prefer.
>Since the VP1020 is the only DVB card in the system, I use vdr-xine as an 
>output device. This works quite well, as far as I can tell (I don't use this 
>system on an everyday basis).
>Since you have mentioned a Nexus, I don't think you need that. You want to use 
>both the TwinHan and the Nexus at the same time, don't you?
>In this case, you would only need to load the DVB driver (bttv) in a way that 
>doesn't crash the system. VDR will automatically use all available DVB 

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