[vdr] : Positioner and multi-tuner setup?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Fri Feb 22 10:11:04 CET 2013

On 21.02.2013 12:40, Teemu Suikki wrote:
> 21.2.2013 10.35 "Klaus Schmidinger" <Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de <mailto:Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de>> kirjoitti:
>> So what you're trying to do is to "bond" the two devices in a way that
>> only takes into account the antenna position.
>> Maybe you could achieve this by changing cDvbTuner::GetBondingParams() in a way that
>> extracts the positioning part from the DiSEqC commands and returns just that.
>> Then, with bonded devices, it should use only one of them for positioning,
>> and both will only tune to transponders from that position.
> Hi,
> yes that seems the easiest way. I think it's enough to just return the position, like "S1.0W".. With GotoXX patch, the positioning DiSEqC code is actually just "G" for each satellite, so there is no difference to be found there! Also the tone/range checks need to be removed from SetFrontend.
> This is easy to do as a "hack" but much more tricky to have some clean solution that would allow old behaviour as well..
> The GotoXX patch itself is very clean and easily completely disabled with the setup switch. While Klaus is listening, perhaps you could consider including this?

I'll take another look at it after version 2.0.


>  GotoXX essentially replaces all Rotor and RotorNG plugins, and is very easy to setup because it can automatically tune all satellites
> without any configuring.
> It can be found from: http://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/12911/

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