[vdr] Unwatchable channels (vdr-xine, dxr3, vlc, mplayer)

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Wed Oct 6 18:48:01 CEST 2010

Al 06/10/10 10:11, En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
> En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
>> En/na Newsy Paper ha escrit:
>>> which DVB card and which driver version do you use? I also had those
>>> problems with an old skystar 2. Nr of pid filters was too low and
>>> datarate of the stream was to high to transport it completely I was
>>> told.
>> The card is indeed a skystar 2, but these are fairly low bitrate
>> channels, and dvbstream has no problem with them (hence excluding an
>> issue with the card or the signal).
> Ah, I see, you refer to the global bandwidth of the transponder and that
> it could exceed the capacity of the skystar2 if more than 6 pid filters
> are needed and it switches to full ts streaming.
> That could indeed be the case, I'll check when I'm at home.

That's it: I temporarily removed from device.c the extra filters and I 
can see those channels perfectly.
Is there a workaround (apart from removing the eit/pat/nit scan or 
changing the card)?


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