[vdr] tv getting black while epg-scan

Gavin Hamill gdh at acentral.co.uk
Wed Feb 15 09:55:47 CET 2006

Oliver Joa wrote:
> hi,
> some days ago, i upgraded to the newest version of vdr, now i have the 
> problem, that when epg-scan starts it shows a message on the tv and then 
> the tv is getting black and nothing happens. when i press some button 
> for changing the channel the picture comes back. do you have any idea?

Er, that's exactly the correct behaviour for an EPG scan. Check your 
logfiles and you might see  VDR picking up new channels / transponders. :)

VDR has to change to all the different transponders in channels.conf in 
order to perform a full scan.


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