[vdr] Recording two programmes with identical details

brian Brian_Dorling at t-online.de
Sat Mar 31 17:16:31 CEST 2012

On 03/31/2012 04:24 PM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 31.03.2012 15:07, Tony Houghton wrote:
>> Say I tried to record the same programme twice, once from DVB-T and once
>> from DVB-S, can VDR manage that? As they have different ids they should
>> appear as unrelated to one part of VDR, but as they have the same titles
>> and times it might want to make the same filenames for both of them and
>> clash. Or is that what the last digit just before the .rec part of the
>> directory name is for?
> The last number in a recording's directory name is the VDR instance 
> (which
> is 0 by default and can be used in case several VDR instances use the 
> same
> video directory). The second number from the right is the channel number.
> This allows recording otherwise identical timers.
>>  How would I be able to tell which is which in the
>> OSD etc? Would they be ordered by adapter number?
> I'm afraid there is no way to see this in the OSD.
> Klaus
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I'm pretty sure that I have had identical recording names, just one was 
visible in the OSD.
Deleted that one and, the other one automagically appeared in the OSD 
after it was updated.

VDR worked perfectly.

Cheers Brian
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