[vdr] VDR prefers my CI DVB device for recordings and blocks it unnecessarily

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Aug 6 11:49:25 CEST 2006

Jörn Reder wrote:
> ...
> I'm having problems with VDR's decision of recording devices. The 1.4 
> change log states that budget cards are preferred, unfortunately my 
> budget card has the CI. So when a recording starts and no pay TV channel
> is actually tuned, the CI device is blocked and I can't switch to a pay
> TV channel anymore (whithout stopping the recording).
> Is it possible to tell VDR to prefer my FF card for recordings instead 
> of my CI budget device?

Please try the attached patch.
With this change "avoiding full featured or primary cards" gets
less priority than "using the device with the lowest priority
or the lowest number of CA methods".

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