[vdr] VDSB error when recording with FF with CAM

Heikki Manninen hma at iki.fi
Thu Oct 27 08:34:30 CEST 2005

On ke, 2005-10-26 at 21:45 +0200, Daniel Asplund wrote:

> Which VDR version introduced the feature to receive several streams on
> the same transponder with a DVB-S FF card? Should this work out of the
> box or isn't it possible if both channels are encrypted?

Conax CAM in the current VDR implementation cannot decrypt more than one
stream at a time.

> If it is not possible to do this, is there any easy way to limit the
> card to only tune to one channel?

It's done automatically by VDR if the CA field in channels.conf has e.g.
"B00" (=Conax) for the channel in question.

> On 10/26/05, Heikki Manninen <hma at iki.fi> wrote:
> > I have the same problem. Appeared after upgrade to 1.3.31. Currently I'm
> > at 1.3.34.
> >
> > It is also affecting live-tv viewing. Sometimes when changing to such a
> > channel, the screen stays black (with no audio) for a while before image
> > appears. I think that this same delay causes VDR to exit with VDSB when
> > timer starts on a channel that behaves like this.
> There are many ways you can get a VDSB error and in this case it
> doesn't sound like these two problems have anything common, except for
> the actual error message.
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