[vdr] CAM-Start: Delay?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Oct 30 14:52:21 CET 2005

Wolfgang Goeller wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> Wolfgang Goeller wrote:
>>> ... Would it be possible to give a longer delay before vdr
>>> starts recording from a encrypted channel? Would be nice
>>> allthough there are other workarounds.
>> Which version of VDR are you using?
> My fault - partly. I downgraded to 1.3.29 because with the
> later versions I with VIACCESS-encyrpted channels errors
> like:
> cVideoRepacker: skipped 720 bytes while syncing on next picture
> (someone reported the same with Premiere)
> After your replay I gave 1.3.34 another try - but I did increase
> in transfer.c the TRANSFERBUFSIZE to 4 MB.
> That solved both problems. No more cVideoRepacker - Errors
> and the benefit of better initializing the CAM.
> Might be others who have the cVideoRepacker - error might
> give this modification a try to see whether it's just luck
> or really helps

Have you made both changes at the same time?

What about "plain vanilla" VDR 1.3.34 (w/o the change to

I just want to know whether this latter change is really


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