[vdr] tv getting black while epg-scan

Alexandre ARNOUD aarnoud at concept-micro.com
Fri Feb 17 17:07:48 CET 2006

Oliver Joa a écrit :
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> Oliver Joa wrote:
>>> On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>>>>> I have 2 cards inside, why does it not use the second card? Is 
>>>>>>> it possible to configure to use the second one? And why does it 
>>>>>>> stay black and not show any picture after finish.
>>>>>>> ok, i will check the logfile.
>>>>>> Are these cards both for the same system (DVB-S/C/T)?
>>>>> yes. DVB-S. One full-featured and one budged.
>>>> Well, then only the budget card should be used.
>>>> Are you using any kind of patch that might mess with this?
>>> No, i use a plain vdr-1.3.41, without any plugin. I talked to a 
>>> friend about it and he think that it can be a problem of the 
>>> drivers. i use the driver from the kernel 2.6.11 and the following 
>>> firmware:
>>> /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/dvb-ttpci-01.fw-261d
>>> i want to upgrade to the actual kernel with actual firmware 
>>> ...-2622, i hope it will help...
>>> do you think?
>> It's at least worth a try.
> i still have the problem, with the new kernel and firmware. now i saw 
> another strange thing. after some time the screen was black and the 
> message for shutdown ("press button to cancel shutdown") was on the 
> screen, but the computer did not shutdown. so it seems that the 
> automatic shutdown after some time also does not work.
It's possible it may be a problem of VDR, in my config I have a DVB-S 
FF, and DVB-T, I no longer have a dish, and using DVB-S only for the 
great quality of the TV output, so I receive signal only from DVB-T. 
During the EPG scan, vdr probe both card for EPG changes but doesn't 
give the lock back to the Primary DVB device it seems, so screen goes 
black and need you to push any button of the remote to get picture back.

As far as I can remember, I always had this problem with this setup, but 
don't remember having it when i had only the DVB-S.


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