[vdr] : Positioner and multi-tuner setup?

ilia mane ilmima64 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 11:23:37 CET 2013

This is a good news for all of us who use sat dishes.

Thank you!

On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 11:11 AM, Klaus Schmidinger <
Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de> wrote:

> On 21.02.2013 12:40, Teemu Suikki wrote:
>> 21.2.2013 10.35 "Klaus Schmidinger" <Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de <mailto:
>> Klaus.Schmidinger@**tvdr.de <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.
> Klaus
>   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/<http://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/12911/>
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