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

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Fri Oct 8 19:08:19 CEST 2010

Al 08/10/10 00:37, En/na Mika Laitio ha escrit:
>>> with vdr 1.7.16 and reelbox plugin (eHD) this channels are ok in live tv
>>> (even with some BER with my dish, Warszawa seemed to be weaker, i also
>>> got UNC's there but no real problems, only a small picture distortion
>>> some times)
>> And Reinhard also sees them ok with vdr-xine, while I still have
>> problems both with vdr-xine and the dxr3 :-/
> I have used to have problems for watching some "pretty weak signal" DVB-T
> channels also which seemed always lost the log after 5 minute usage,
> until vdr killed and restarted itself. The problem went away for me
> after I changed from the vdr settings the EPG scan mode to "newer" or
> something like that.
> (I am not near to my vdr at the moment, so I can not check the exact
> location and text for this menu in the vdr.)
> Can you test, whether the same thing could help also you?

No need, I already determined that the problem is due to my skystar2: it 
only has 6 hw pid filters, and when userspace needs more it switches to 
full-ts streaming, however those transponders exceed the capacity of the 


More information about the vdr mailing list