[vdr] Hollywood+ card working??

Christian Balzer christian-balzer at gmx.de
Tue Nov 1 22:19:53 CET 2005

Hi Niko,

first of all: thanks for the fast answer.
second a dum question: where can I change the primary device? I found 
various discussions about the primary device but i didn't find anything 
about where to set this. In which configure file  is this done???


Niko Mikkila schrieb:

>On Tue, 01 Nov 2005 20:30:04 +0100
>Christian Balzer <christian-balzer at gmx.de> wrote:
>>Hi @ll,
>>now I've got a second problem after i ensured that my FF card is broken: 
>>Now I try to get my output via na old Hollywood+ card. But I don't know 
>>if I'm using a wrong cable or if it isn't working.
>>When my (c't)VDR starts the TV is flickering a short time (when the 
>>drivers for the Hollywood Plus card are loaded). But when this is done 
>>the screen stays black.
>>I installed the Hollywood card simply by apt-get install vdr-plugin-dxr3 ...
>>Now is my question: do I have to tell VDR explicitly to use the 
>>Hollywood card instead of my (semi-broken) FF card? Or am I using the 
>>wrong cable so that it's not possible to display anything?
>>Any hint? Would be thankful for any help!
>Have you changed the primary device setting to point to the Hollywood+ in
>VDR setup and are you running vdr with the dxr3 plugin (-Pdxr3)?
>If you only have one FF card, the primary device should be 2, unless I
>remember incorrectly (1 is the FF card).
>You can also test the Hollywood+ card with MPlayer. There are various
>parameters that can be given to the em8300 and other dxr3 modules.
>You need to read the documentation at the dxr3 project SourceForge page
>and within the source code package to get an idea of the possible
>problems and solutions. Incorrect parameter values can cause various
>defects to the picture and it is easier to test different settings
>with MPlayer.
>Niko Mikkilä
>vdr mailing list
>vdr at linuxtv.org
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