[vdr] no channel update on vdr 1.7.0

Brian brian_dorling at t-online.de
Thu May 22 21:09:01 CEST 2008

C.Scheeder wrote:
> Brian schrieb:
>> C.Scheeder wrote:
>>> Igor schrieb:
>>>>>> I had a 1.5.13 running for a while on a nexus FF.
>>>>>> I did install a second card, S2-3200, together with the multiproto driver
>>>>>> and vdr 1.7.0, without patches at this moment, because I am not interested
>>>>>> in HD at this time. I am just looking to have 2 cards working to be able
>>>>>> to stream on several vdr clients and use the output of my FF card. The S2
>>>>>> card is on astra, and the FF on hotbird
>>>>>> I started with a  clean  vdrconf directory, and with a channel.conf with
>>>>>> only 1 entry (TV5) on hotbird. I hoped that vdr would scan new channels,
>>>>>> but it did only for a few.
>>>>>> After starting the first time, it scanned about 10 new channels and stops
>>>>>> there. In the DVB menu, update stands on  add new transponder 
>>>>>> I did try with an other channel.conf. I can see every FTA channel on
>>>>>> hotbird, but I have a black screen on astra (nothing as  channel not
>>>>>> available ).
>>>>>> The log does nt learn me something either. In fact the log is flooded by
>>>>>> kernel messages about stb6100 that get_frequence and bandwith. The
>>>>>> frequence are always the same.
>>>>>> -why is the  autoscan  not working ? Do I need some  transponder file  ?
>>>>>> -how can I check the signal on my S2-3200 card ?
>>>>>> -how can I reduce the logs from stb6100 ?
>>>>>> -do I need to apply a concurrent recording patch to be able to stream 2 or
>>>>>> more signals ?
>>>>>> thanks for your help
>>>>> Errm,
>>>>> you say you have two FF-Cards, one connected to an LNB poniting hotbird
>>>>> and one connected to another LNB pointing to Astra?
>>>>> AFAIk this will NOT work.
>>>>> if vdr has 2 cards, it only uses the second card to do channel-scan, 
>>>> but why vdr chose the second card, not the first one ?
>>>> and this vdr's behaviour only for scan ? 
>>>> Igor
>>> Hrm,
>>> i could say RTFM, but that would be a little rude ;-)
>>> so lets explain it in short:
>>> per design vdr reserves the first card in system for life viewing and does not use it for other
>>> so called "idle" tasks like epg-scann or transponder-scann if there is a second card in the system.
>>> thats by design, and it is written down the documentation.
>>> And when it comes to viewing a transponder, vdr uses the first card to get the signal if that tuner
>>> is available.
>>> so in your configuration you will only be able to watch the channels on hotbird, but you only can 
>>> scan on astra with plain vdr....
>>> Nice situation... ;-)
>>> Christoph
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>> Aaarrrrgggghhhhh Bloody Germans <G>
>>  >> per design vdr reserves the first card in system for life viewing and does not use it for other
>> "live" viewing.
>> Its a mistake that is made absolutely everywhere, especially in the press, who
>> should really know better. I'm absolutely astounded about how many Germans (I live in Germany),
>> are nearly perfect with their English but make this mistake. But we see it in "Clever Modern"
>> advertising all the time now.
>> "the length of someone's life"
>> "The concert was shown live in TV"
>> "I live in my house", etc.
>> There's certainly no system in things like those in the English language.
>> Sorry, just a pet rant of mine.
>> Cheers Brian
> Blody fucking bastard of a keyboard  ;-)
> just hit the wrong key, i know i can't type blind, but sometimes i do it simply,
> and then such typo's are the result.....
> have a niece day
> Christoph
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So... I can type really really fast, just have a problem hitting the correct keys <G>


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