[vdr] Restricting a particular dvb card from tuning tochannels?with a selected modulation
Timothy D. Lenz
tlenz at vorgon.com
Mon Nov 2 17:59:49 CET 2009
The CA field can only be used for this or CA, not both.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Mauch" <michael.mauch at gmx.de>
To: <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 4:26 PM
Subject: Re: [vdr] Restricting a particular dvb card from tuning tochannels?with a selected modulation
> VDR User wrote:
> > I believe the best way to handle this situation is by allowing the
> > user control over what devices may be used to tune what channels. VDR
> > can't be smart enough to figure it out due to incorrect & bad design
> > in v4l. Another strong reason to allow this to be configured at the
> > user-level is what if the the user has 2 devices...both able to tune a
> > channel but the signal is weak. Tuner 1 can tune it fine but tuner 2
> > has problems because of the weak signal. VDR is simply going to ask a
> > free tuner 'can you tune this?', whereas the best scenario would be
> > for the user to say 'use tuner 1 for this channel'.
> > I can think of two ways to better deal with this; adding a new field
> > in channels.conf,
> Doesn't the CA field in channels.conf already allow this?
> Conditional access
> A hexadecimal integer defining how this channel can be
> 0000 Free To Air
> 0001...000F explicitly requires the device with the given number
> I don't know if it works if you specify more than one device, but it
> certainly works to specify only one device.
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