[vdr] VDR test series about frame detector

Antti Hartikainen ami+vdr at ah.fi
Fri Jan 17 00:51:38 CET 2014

On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 09:34:07PM +0100, Eike wrote:
> Hello!
> I need some help from VDR users - for variety reasons especially from those not in Germany.
> There's a glitch in the frame detection of VDR. It sometimes misses the first possibility to record a stream. 
> It looks on frames of at least 5 * 188 bytes, and depending on the stream, sometimes 6 frames are needed. 
> Trouble is, I'm not sure if 6 is enough for everybody. Thus I need your tests.
> I need reports which number your stream resulted in (the "Maximum TS package frame size") and what you've tested 
> (Cable? Satellite? Terrestrical? HD, SD? Your country?). The result is interesting even if it is 5 or 6.


Here is results from my recordings.

5 : 2315
6 : 24

Mixed content of SD and HD, recorded from various sources: Finnish DVB-T (Digita), DVB-T2 (DNA) and various satellite sources.

Hope this helps.

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