[vdr] Use FF Card only as output device

cedo n cedo_n at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 10 17:02:08 CET 2009

I and some of my friends had same problem with ff card (rev.1.3) after 5-6 years.
And replaced LNBP chip (located near bigest capacitor), now everything work as used to be.
Total cost of repair was 10 euros ;)


P.S. It dosen't meen that you have the same problem as I, but you could try.

----- Original Message ----
From: Patrick Maier <maierp at informatik.tu-muenchen.de>
To: VDR Mailing List <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Monday, February 9, 2009 8:23:13 AM
Subject: Re: [vdr] Use FF Card only as output device

Hi Klaus,
>> my DVB-S FF card broke down those days. I think it's the tuner of the 
>> card,
>> So is it possible to use the Tuner of the buget card and use the broken 
>> FF
>> card only as display device and tell the system not to use the broken 
>> tuner?
> You could insert the lines
> [...]
> at the beginning of cDvbDevice::ProvidesSource().

Cool. Works great (except for some distortions for the first two seconds 
when switching the channels, but this is ok for me :-) [I still use VDR 

Thanks a lot

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