[vdr] Reserve device for Live-Tv

Gerald Dachs vdr at dachsweb.de
Wed Dec 19 18:04:50 CET 2012

Am 19.12.2012 15:11, schrieb Brian-Imap:
> On 19.12.2012 11:10, Gerald Dachs wrote:
>> Am 19.12.2012 10:30, schrieb Brian_Dorling at t-online.de:
>>> Hi,
>>> might be simple. From ct. If you are using DVB-S, install a FF DVB-C
>>> card. That is the primary device.
>>> But it cannot record, so recordings are done on all other DVB-S 
>>> devices.
>> And how can he use this DVB-C-Device then for Live-TV? He can only view
>> the signal from one of the DVB-S-Devices that are locked to the
>> transponder they are recording. Additionally for streamdev it is totally
>> useless.
>> Gerald
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> Hi,
> I haven't tested this yet. But this solution was the one favoured by 
> CT to solve the problem of the FF cards not having enough bandwidth to 
> handle live viewing and recording at the same time.
> The DVB-C FF card will never record in a DVB-S system. I assumed that 
> you could view live TV via transfer mode from a DVB-S card.
You didn't understand the problem. If this used DVB-S-Card will be 
needed by an recording it will again switch away from the live channel. 
And again, to use a FF-Card will not help with streamdev.



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