Re: [vdr] eit.c.rej

2010-06-21 Thread Dominic Evans
On 21/06/10 08:19, martinez wrote: I am trying to apply the freesat uk patch to vdr 1.7.15 and there is a single .rej file (the rest are ok) and I am not sure how to handle this one as there seem to be in 1.7.15 just one instance of void cEitFilter::Process(u_short Pid, u_char Tid, const

Re: [vdr] thanks for the freesat patch for vdr 1.7.15

2010-06-22 Thread Dominic Evans
On 22 June 2010 16:14, martinez marti...@embl.de wrote: Thanks for the patch, I tried and it comes up with just one line rejected, but it is easy to address manually *** cEitFilter::cEitFilter(void) *** 358,363     Set(0x12, 0x40, 0xC0); // event info nownext actual/other TS

[vdr] Shutdown deactivated

2010-06-30 Thread Dominic Evans
For an always-on VDR, if shutdown is deactivated in the config, why do we still call vdr-shutdown-message and output OSD messages about 'shutting down in x seconds etc.' when VDR will actually never shutdown. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] xine, eepg and 64 bits

2010-08-17 Thread Dominic Evans
On 15 August 2010 07:44, marti...@embl.de wrote: b) sometimes when changing channel something very weird happens with xine, it freezes and I need to kill xine and open it again to zap to the new channel. The error log is clear, but how do I fix this? I've also had this problem with

Re: [vdr] vdr-filemanager plugin not compiling

2010-09-13 Thread Dominic Evans
On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 9:07 AM, marti...@embl.de wrote: Anybody has managed to compile it? Ideally does anybody have a patched filebrowser plugin or a patch to get it to compile under vdr 1.7.15? Try this http://github.com/oldmanuk/vdr-plugin-filebrowser or apply the attached patch.

Re: [vdr] vdr-filemanager plugin not compiling

2010-09-13 Thread Dominic Evans
fyi, I also sent this patch upstream to the original author. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] vdr-filebrowser plugin not compiling

2010-09-14 Thread Dominic Evans
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 11:20 AM, Arturo Martinez marti...@embl.de wrote: Thanks Dominic your patch works great, it would have taken me a few years to come up with it on my own. It looks like the author is no longer maintaining the plugin. Which leads me to a question... Has anybody thought

Re: [vdr] vdr-filebrowser plugin not compiling

2010-09-15 Thread Dominic Evans
Holger Brunn filebrow...@vdr.nasenbaeren.net is active, he just applied my patch and pushed the version to 0.2.1 on http://vdr.nasenbaeren.net/filebrowser/ ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] channels.conf for Sky UK ?

2010-09-19 Thread Dominic Evans
On 19 September 2010 01:11, Gavin Hamill g...@acentral.co.uk wrote: Does anyone have a reasonably recent channels.conf for Sky in the UK that they wouldn't mind sharing - it'd save me from a couple of very dull hours! Not with the Sky UK channel ordering/grouping, but start out with these and

Re: [vdr] channels.conf for Sky UK ?

2010-09-19 Thread Dominic Evans
On 19 September 2010 11:28, Gavin Hamill g...@acentral.co.uk wrote: :) It was precisely the numbering/grouping I was after - at the moment I have the similar output from 'scan' but was hoping to avoid cut/paste pain... Thanks anyway - that site is a good resource. Sorry :-) This might help

[vdr] Recordings Numbering

2010-09-29 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi all, I was wondering about the recording numbers associated with recordings in the LSTR output. There doesn't seem to be any obvious pattern, is the numbering just random? It'd be preferable if recordings kept a unique number, that didn't change when every time a recording gets deleted, or a

[vdr] .TS recordings

2010-09-29 Thread Dominic Evans
For reason, when playing back 1 out of every 10 .ts recordings (from vdr 1.7.x) in XBMC, it is unable to skip forwards through the recording, instead it just jumps back to the start of the recording (00:00). Any idea why this might be? Cheers, Dom ___

Re: [vdr] .TS recordings

2010-09-29 Thread Dominic Evans
Ah. After sending this I spotted https://roundup.ffmpeg.org/issue1128 It seems timestamp wrapping is to blame? ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] UK users - multiple BBC One/Two/News in channels list

2010-11-09 Thread Dominic Evans
Hey Tony, On 4 November 2010 12:59, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: I've written my own scanningtool, which handles Freesat LCNs too, which are supplied in the BAT instead of the NIT. This needs a bit of kludging because I don't understand how the regions are handled by STBs so I have

Re: [vdr] UK users - multiple BBC One/Two/News in channels list

2010-11-09 Thread Dominic Evans
Is anyone interested in the other script I mentioned to merge Freeview and Freesat channels files? Yes, that too please :-) ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] EPGSearch doesn't avoid repeats anymore?

2010-11-10 Thread Dominic Evans
On 10/11/10 09:09, Teemu Suikki wrote: Why doesn't it match? The descriptions are 100% identical. Check your search timer's configuration for comparing 'sub-title' when avoiding repeats. Compare subtitle should be set to either 'No' or 'If present', otherwise the comparison will also return

Re: [vdr] EPGSearch doesn't avoid repeats anymore?

2010-11-10 Thread Dominic Evans
On 10/11/10 12:05, Teemu Suikki wrote: I think there is a bug in epgsearch.. See epgsearchtools.c line 806: if ((!compareTitle || Title1 == Title2) (!compareSubtitle || (Subtitle1 == Subtitle2 (compareSubtitle==2 || Subtitle1!= I don't really understand the last check. Perhaps

Re: [vdr] EPGSearch doesn't avoid repeats anymore?

2010-11-10 Thread Dominic Evans
On 10/11/10 10:09, Teemu Suikki wrote: 2010/11/10 Dominic Evansoldma...@gmail.com: On 10/11/10 09:09, Teemu Suikki wrote: Why doesn't it match? The descriptions are 100% identical. Check your search timer's configuration for comparing 'sub-title' when avoiding repeats. Compare subtitle

Re: [vdr] EPGSearch doesn't avoid repeats anymore?

2010-11-10 Thread Dominic Evans
On 10/11/10 13:25, Dominic Evans wrote: I don't think its a bug, it seems to be the intended function. 1) First it checks that we either said 'don't compare the title' or the titles match (!compareTitle || Title1 == Title2) 2a) Then it ANDs this with a check that either we said 'don't compare

Re: [vdr] EPGSearch doesn't avoid repeats anymore?

2010-11-11 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Christian, On 10 November 2010 22:20, Christian Wieninger cwienin...@gmx.de wrote: well, the intended behaviour was: setting 'if present': two events match if both have non empty episode names that match. If not, the events are handled as different, resulting in more eventually double

Re: [vdr] Request: E parameter in channels.conf for epg scan

2010-12-14 Thread Dominic Evans
On 14 December 2010 10:49, Eric Valette eric.vale...@free.fr wrote: On 17 March 2010 07:59, williamk...@cobradevil.org  wrote: I have made some other changes. and also got an update from Rob Davis. which added ratings and credits see: http://cobradevil.org/downloads/xmltv2vdr-1.0.9.tar.gz

Re: [vdr] Developer versions

2011-01-11 Thread Dominic Evans
On 11 January 2011 01:14, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: Hm, probably not unless ttxtsubs is useful in the UK. I've been using the Freesat patch up till now, but I'd probably be better off using the Eepg plugin. I can probably borrow Debian bits for that from yaVDR :). Why not

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] streamdev 0.5.1 / moved to projects.vdr-developer.org

2011-02-11 Thread Dominic Evans
On 11/02/11 11:30, Frank Schmirler wrote: a few month ago streamdev's CVS got lost when www.vdr-developer.org moved to a new server. In the meantime I moved the project to projects.vdr-developer.org. Unfortunately only the latest releases plus a few snapshots could be saved from the old CVS tree

[vdr] vdr-plugin-live 'multischedule'

2011-02-11 Thread Dominic Evans
Just happened to notice the new MultiSchedule tab on live had shown up in my yaVDR-based VDR today. Looks great! Posting these links for people that haven't seen or heard about this new feature: http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=102587

Re: [vdr] vdr-plugin-live 'multischedule'

2011-02-11 Thread Dominic Evans
On 11 February 2011 22:05, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: Seems there's been quite a bit of activity on the vdr-live git repo recently. Great to see. http://git.gekrumbel.de/?p=live.git Wow, just found the new sorting of recordings by timestamp, editing names and deleting multiple

Re: [vdr] startup problems

2011-02-16 Thread Dominic Evans
On 16 February 2011 14:48, Jouni Karvo jouni.ka...@iki.fi wrote: after upgrading my kernel to 2.6.37 SMP PREEMPT x86_64 and switching to the in-kernel lirc devinput drivers, I have had vdr startup problems. At some boots; typically when the system wakes up from sleep, either by RTC or by

[vdr] UK Channel Logos

2011-04-21 Thread Dominic Evans
I spent some time earlier in Illustrator, sourcing vector images of various UK channel logos from promotional PDFs issued by Freeview, Freesat and Sky and dumped them into individual SVG files for each channel. I've placed them here for now: https://github.com/oldmanuk/uk-channel-logos Ideally

Re: [vdr] UK Channel Logos

2011-04-26 Thread Dominic Evans
On 25 April 2011 21:27, Morfsta morf...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: I spent some time earlier in Illustrator, sourcing vector images of various UK channel logos from promotional PDFs issued by Freeview, Freesat and Sky and dumped

Re: [vdr] UK Channel Logos

2011-05-05 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi André, On 5 May 2011 14:10, André Weidemann andre.weidem...@web.de wrote: Thank you very much for those logos. My pleasure! Currently I am using the anthra-HD skin and wanted your logos to blend in. Therefore I wrote a little skript to create them. All that is required is convert from

Re: [vdr] Sky UK Channels.conf - Channel Numbering Categories

2011-05-05 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Henning, On 5 May 2011 13:43, Henning Pingel henn...@henningpingel.de wrote: Hi Dom, Did you check the new Channelpedia project? Maybe we can join forces to achieve your goal. http://channelpedia.yavdr.com/gen/html/channels_en_S28.2E.html Yep, I had previously discovered the

Re: [vdr] Sky UK Channels.conf - Channel Numbering Categories

2011-05-05 Thread Dominic Evans
On 5 May 2011 15:23, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: I had been interested in generating a channels.conf that contained the channels grouped by the Sky UK genre categories, whilst also using the same channel numbering. OOI, how do you get the channel numbering? I know how to get the

[vdr] Stop live TV whilst in menu

2011-05-12 Thread Dominic Evans
Is there any patch for VDR that stops Live TV whilst you're in the menus? ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] Stop live TV whilst in menu

2011-05-12 Thread Dominic Evans
On 13 May 2011 00:34, VDR User user@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: Is there any patch for VDR that stops Live TV whilst you're in the menus? None that I'm aware of but what's the point of doing that anyways?  If it's a matter

Re: [vdr] sequence of messages in xgettext/msgmerge

2011-05-15 Thread Dominic Evans
On 15 May 2011 13:58, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: I'm just trying to build VDR on openSUSE 11.4, which comes with xgettext/msgmerge version 0.18.1. For some odd reason, when doing  make i18n the sequence of the messages in the *.po files is completely different than

Re: [vdr] How can I add custom information to the EPG?

2011-06-16 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Dave, On 16 June 2011 09:06, Dave v...@pickles.me.uk wrote: On 14.06.2011 04:25, John Klimek wrote: My goal is to use the epgsearch plugin with this extra data to record new episodes (ie. never before aired), etc. For a 'quick and dirty' solution, take a look at vdrtva:

Re: [vdr] DAB+, VDR and Linux

2011-07-18 Thread Dominic Evans
2011/7/18 Henning Pingel henn...@henningpingel.de: Am Montag, den 18.07.2011, 14:49 +0200 schrieb Luboš Doležel lu...@dolezel.info: I'd like to experiment with DAB+ as there are now some broadcasts in my country. Are there any DAB+ receivers known to work under Linux? Does VDR (or other

Re: [vdr] vdr-plugin-restfulapi 0.1.0

2011-07-27 Thread Dominic Evans
API looks good. Giving it a try out now. FYI default port is 8002 ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] UK FreeviewHD and VDR

2011-08-11 Thread Dominic Evans
I've already found this web site: http://www.rst38.org.uk/vdr/ http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/plg-eepg is the currently maintained successor to this patch really. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] UK FreeviewHD and VDR

2011-08-12 Thread Dominic Evans
On 12 August 2011 12:33, Gerald Dachs v...@dachsweb.de wrote: Currently I am testing vtuner on a Seagate Dockstar with 2 sundtek DVB-C USB sticks that is streaming to a Zotac HD-ID 40. It is promising. FYI vtuner is available here http://code.google.com/p/vtuner/

[vdr] Default Audio Track

2011-08-13 Thread Dominic Evans
A number of UK HD channels have the 'audio description' track as the first audio track in the stream e.g., Stream #0.0[0x201]: Video: h264 (Main), yuv420p, 1920x1080 [PAR 1:1 DAR 16:9], 56.55 fps, 50 tbr, 90k tbn, 50 tbc Stream #0.1[0x281](NAR): Audio: mp2, 48000 Hz, stereo, s16, 192 kb/s

Re: [vdr] Default Audio Track

2011-08-13 Thread Dominic Evans
On 13 August 2011 10:29, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: When playing back in VDR frontend it always just defaults to the first audio track in the stream, requiring a switch each time. Is it possible to make VDR default to automatically pick the highest quality (e.g. 5.1  

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] Compile fix for eepg-0.0.3 with g++ 4.6

2011-08-15 Thread Dominic Evans
On 13/08/11 23:29, Chris Rankin wrote: This patch fixes compilation of the eepg-0.0.3 plugin with g++ 4.6: FYI eepg is maintained in git here: http://projects.vdr-developer.org/git/vdr-plugin-eepg.git/ I believe your fix is already present in master.

Re: [vdr] FreeviewHD channels.conf OK for xine, but not for VDR

2011-08-15 Thread Dominic Evans
On 13 August 2011 22:13, Chris Rankin ranki...@yahoo.com wrote: Now xine isn't tuning into the HD channels again either. Maybe it's a problem with the transmitter, but I'm thinking that the DVB userspace doesn't have enough support for DVB-T2 yet. Are you testing with a recent snapshot of

[vdr] MaxVideoFileSize

2011-08-15 Thread Dominic Evans
Apart from FAT16/FAT32/ISO 9660 compatibility reasons, are there any benefits to keeping MaxVideoFileSize for recordings at = 2GB? I was considering setting it to something arbitrarily larger such as 16GB but just wondered if I was causing any unexpected side effects.

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] epgsearch-1.0.0

2011-09-11 Thread Dominic Evans
Christian, On 11 September 2011 19:37, Christian Wieninger cwienin...@gmx.de wrote: it's time for a new release. I'm quite happy with the current state, so I decided to place a '1' in front of the version :-) Congrats on the new release! Changelog looks fantastic. One quick question... -

[vdr] ERROR: video data stream broken

2011-09-19 Thread Dominic Evans
Searching for this error found numerous posts on the mailing list from old releases, but nothing recent so I wanted to query it again... I've recently started seeing quite a few instances of a vdr throwing this error (ERROR: video data stream broken) and then initiating an emergency exit. I'm not

Re: [vdr] ERROR: video data stream broken

2011-09-19 Thread Dominic Evans
On 19 September 2011 12:17, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: I've recently started seeing quite a few instances of a vdr throwing this error (ERROR: video data stream broken) and then initiating an emergency exit. fyi, looking in the logs, this does seem to happen whilst VDR is rapidly

Re: [vdr] ERROR: video data stream broken

2011-09-19 Thread Dominic Evans
On 19/09/11 13:31, Dieter Bloms wrote: Rather than having VDR emergency exit on this error, is it possible to have it just continue? yes, if you set EmergencyExit = 0 in the setup.conf file (or via osd menu). Excellent thanks. For now I've set: EmergencyExit = 0 EPGScanTimeout = 0

Re: [vdr] Problems with ITV3 Recordings

2011-09-25 Thread Dominic Evans
On 25 September 2011 11:22, brian brian_dorl...@t-online.de wrote: Hi, in the same vein as this (mis-titled thread) VDR developer version 1.7.21, I have very often problems with recordings done on ITV3. Using ProjectX I cant see any real errors. Main problem is that audio and video quickly

Re: [vdr] Problems with ITV3 Recordings

2011-09-25 Thread Dominic Evans
On 25 September 2011 12:32, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: On 25 September 2011 11:22, brian brian_dorl...@t-online.de wrote: Hi, in the same vein as this (mis-titled thread) VDR developer version 1.7.21, I have very often problems with recordings done on ITV3. Using ProjectX I cant

Re: [vdr] eepg plugin + UK freeviewHD = }?Ln??X??Z?Z

2011-09-29 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi, On 29 September 2011 13:00, Stuart Morris stuart_mor...@talk21.com wrote: Looking at the source code for Eepg it's not looking for the Freeview private data descriptor tag 0x233a. Does anyone know where I could find information on Freeview descriptors? Would they be the same as

Re: [vdr] eepg plugin + UK freeviewHD = }?Ln??X??Z?Z

2011-09-29 Thread Dominic Evans
On 29 September 2011 13:14, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: On 29 September 2011 13:00, Stuart Morris stuart_mor...@talk21.com wrote: Looking at the source code for Eepg it's not looking for the Freeview private data descriptor tag 0x233a. Does anyone know where I could find

Re: [vdr] vdr-checkts + vdrnfofs

2011-10-04 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Tobi, On 3 October 2011 19:26, Tobi listacco...@e-tobi.net wrote: Good suggestion! Added to the todo list. Is is possible for you to add a page under http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects for vdr-nfofs so that we can raise bugs, request features and submit patches on a tracker?

Re: [vdr] eepg plugin with UK freeview (not freesat!) EPG

2011-10-24 Thread Dominic Evans
Slightly off topic but I recently uninstalled the EEPG plugin and reverted back to pure XMLTV data as I was finding it introduced too much instability into my VDR setup. With the plugin I would have problems with my DVB-S2 card causing VDR to restart with the 'broken stream' error code every week

Re: [vdr] FreeviewHD compressed EPG

2011-10-25 Thread Dominic Evans
On 24 October 2011 12:58, Stuart Morris stuart_mor...@talk21.com wrote: The patch is here: http://www.rst38.org.uk/vdr/freesat.diff The first hunk fails to apply but this is ok because that part of the patch is relevant to freesat only. FYI I did previously rebase the patch for vdr 1.7.8 and

Re: [vdr] FreeviewHD compressed EPG

2011-10-25 Thread Dominic Evans
On 25 October 2011 14:27, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: On Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:54:36 +0100 (BST) Dominic Morris d...@suborbital.org.uk wrote: Complete tables are here: http://rst38.org.uk/vdr/freesat_tables_complete.zip Those are the ones with holes in aren't they? Stuart Morris

Re: [vdr] FreeviewHD compressed EPG

2011-10-25 Thread Dominic Evans
On 25 October 2011 14:34, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: On 25 October 2011 14:27, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: On Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:54:36 +0100 (BST) Dominic Morris d...@suborbital.org.uk wrote: Complete tables are here: http://rst38.org.uk/vdr

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] vdr-1.7.21 DVB-T2 support

2011-12-22 Thread Dominic Evans
(replying to the original patch thread) On 22 December 2011 08:54, Stuart Morris stuart_mor...@talk21.com wrote: I'm running 1.7.21 with a DVB-T and DVB-T2. The only patch I have is for decoding the compressed EPG for UK Freeview HD. Does DVB-T2 need special handling in VDR? That's not been

Re: [vdr] LiveBuffer for vdr 1.7.x

2011-12-23 Thread Dominic Evans
It's a patch from yaVDR and it doesn't apply to the vdr source tree as is (at least for me). Here's the patch from yaVDR rebased to apply to vanilla 1.7.21 sources: https://gist.github.com/1513894 https://raw.github.com/gist/1513894 ___ vdr mailing

[vdr] vdr-sxfe and IEC958 audio

2012-01-27 Thread Dominic Evans
I have a digital S/PDIF output from my VDR frontend hooked up to a decent home amplifier and surround speakers. In the past I've had no problems using this via a vdr-sxfe frontend both for stereo MPEG-2 audio, as well as for 5.1 AC-3 on HD channels. audio.device.alsa_default_device:plughw:0,1

Re: [vdr] vdr-sxfe and IEC958 audio

2012-01-28 Thread Dominic Evans
On 28 January 2012 00:31, Anssi Hannula anssi.hann...@iki.fi wrote: I'm not sure why it worked before (the most obvious reason would be a different amplifier which doesn't care for the IEC/AES status bits, but I'm sure you would've mentioned it if that was the case...). Instead of plughw:0,1

[vdr] Intelligent management of simulcast DVB-S2 / DVB-T channels

2012-02-23 Thread Dominic Evans
I remember seeing patches for marking channels as identical in terms of EPG (so e.g., a DVB-S version of the channel can automatically share the EPG entries from the DVB-T version), but has anyone worked on a patch for identifying simulcasting channels, or even had some preliminary design thoughts

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.24

2012-02-28 Thread Dominic Evans
On 28/02/12 10:24, Gero wrote: At the moment it all works pretty well in streamdev, ... As far as I understood available docs, streamdev is not able to handle recordings, so I would not say all works Streamdev does work fine for recordings. However, I tend to use e-tobi's fuse filesystem to

[vdr] Local frontend - using XBMC strm vs vdr-sxfe

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi all, Running vdr-sxfe as a local frontend using a pipe _should_ be as fast (if not faster) than using XBMC over an http://localhost streamdev connection. However, I seem to find the opposite to be the case. vdr-sxfe still struggles with HD content, has pops and clicks in the audio, crashes out

Re: [vdr] Local frontend - using XBMC strm vs vdr-sxfe

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 9 March 2012 10:09, Niels Wagenaar n.wagen...@xs4all.nl wrote: Does anyone have vdr-sxfe running flawlessly as a local frontend for HD content? I use a fully updated yaVDR 0.4 and I don't have any issues with the vdr-sxfe frontend. Hmm. I have the same (yaVDR) running on an ION330 box.

Re: [vdr] Local frontend - using XBMC strm vs vdr-sxfe

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 9 March 2012 13:42, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: The difference between vdr-sxfe and XBMC you're experiencing could be due to differences in the deinterlacing setting. You didn't say what your graphics card is, but the sort of low-power fanless card most of us like to have in an

Re: [vdr] Local frontend - using XBMC strm vs vdr-sxfe

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 9 March 2012 15:11, Jonas Bardino jo...@bardinosen.dk wrote: I launch vdr-sxfe with a command that overrides video_num_buffers, Thanks for the suggestions. I'll add the buffers cmdline to my vdr-sxfe startup. Interesting that you're using xvdr+tcp://localhost rather than the default unix

[vdr] xmltv2vdr.pl

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
I don't know if anyone else still uses the xmltv2vdr.pl perl script for piping XMLTV data into VDR's epg, but I've been keeping a version of it updated with some additional function here: https://github.com/oldmanuk/xmltv2vdr These are the changes since the last version (1.0.9) was released on

[vdr] STNG Schedule Now and Next Column Widths

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
Using the STNG skin at 1920x1080 (with the font size slightly reduced from default), the columns on the Now and Next pages of the Schedule don't currently adjust their width, but simply allocate all the extra space to the final column containing the title. See http://i.imgur.com/TKvGy.jpg for an

Re: [vdr] STNG Schedule Now and Next Column Widths

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 9 March 2012 16:18, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: Ideally the channels column would be auto-sized to display the full channel name, as these tend to be a max of 20 characters it would be useful to be able to see the whole thing. On a related note, it would also be good if the Now

Re: [vdr] Local frontend - using XBMC strm vs vdr-sxfe

2012-03-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 9 March 2012 16:25, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: I actually currently have deinterlacing disabled on both xineliboutput and XBMC. AIUI interlaced fields are encoded as a pair in one field, so for most video players disabled, ignoring the interlacing flags and treating it as as

Re: [vdr] xmltv2vdr.pl

2012-03-10 Thread Dominic Evans
On 10 Mar 2012, at 06:08, Steffen Barszus steffenbpu...@googlemail.com wrote: On Fri, 9 Mar 2012 15:54:29 + Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: I don't know if anyone else still uses the xmltv2vdr.pl perl script for piping XMLTV data into VDR's epg, but I've been keeping a version

Re: [vdr] cheap dvb-s usb2.0 card

2012-03-15 Thread Dominic Evans
On 12/03/12 19:38, Arturo Martinez wrote: Hi, Can somebody point out at a resonably priced DVB-S (or DVB-S2) USB2.0 card to use with VDR? I found this one: http://www.buydvb.net/tbs5922-usb-dvbs2-tv-box_p41.html but it seems a bit expensive... ___

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-03-26 Thread Dominic Evans
On 25 March 2012 12:45, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: - The channel name column in the What's on now/next menu now adjusts its width  to display the full short name of each channel (suggested by Dominic Evans). Superb! Many thanks

Re: [vdr] Memory leak (was Re: Channel 4 HD on Freesat)

2012-03-26 Thread Dominic Evans
On 26 March 2012 15:44, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: How would you analyze or debug a memory leak in a running environment: - which thread/plugin is the root cause? - which datastructure sees the growth? - which allocs are not bracketed by a proper de-alloc? Debian also includes a

Re: [vdr] Updating actuator plugin

2012-03-27 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi, On 26 March 2012 20:58, Luca Olivetti l...@ventoso.org wrote: Al 26/03/12 18:56, En/na YUP ha escrit: Luca, It is just to remind you that vdr is updated (1.7.27 is now), and that impossible to compile actuator plugin against new vdr. I do like your plugin, it very useful for channel's

Re: [vdr] Updating actuator plugin

2012-03-27 Thread Dominic Evans
It is just to remind you that vdr is updated (1.7.27 is now), and that impossible to compile actuator plugin against new vdr. I do like your plugin, it very useful for channel's scanning. It is better than other scanner pluging I tried. Pls, find some time! ;-) I'm really sorry, but I

Re: [vdr] Updating actuator plugin

2012-03-27 Thread Dominic Evans
On 27 March 2012 13:55, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: It is just to remind you that vdr is updated (1.7.27 is now), and that impossible to compile actuator plugin against new vdr. I do like your plugin, it very useful for channel's scanning. It is better than other scanner pluging

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-03-31 Thread Dominic Evans
On 26 March 2012 10:25, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: On 25 March 2012 12:45, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: - The channel name column in the What's on now/next menu now adjusts its width  to display the full short name of each channel (suggested by Dominic Evans

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-04-01 Thread Dominic Evans
On 1 April 2012 00:54, VDR User user@gmail.com wrote: Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be working. I just upgraded to vdr 1.7.27 and the channel name is now only a single character for every channel. I had the same problem here as well. Klaus has fixed it, try the patch Thanks. Have

[vdr] DVB-T Channels – ERROR: invalid value for parameter 'S'

2012-04-01 Thread Dominic Evans
I recently updated from 1.7.22 to the latest VDR developer snapshot 1.7.27 My DVB-S/DVB-S2 tuners all continued to work fine, but none of my DVB-T channels were accesible anymore. Checking the logs I noticed numerous ERROR: invalid value for parameter 'S' entries, whenever attempting to tune to

[vdr] Submitting VDR Debian Patches Upstream

2012-04-03 Thread Dominic Evans
There are numerous patches in the debian packaging tree for yaVDR, some of which have been naturally picked up from the standard debian packages and some of which are yaVDR specific: https://github.com/yavdr/vdr/tree/master/debian/patches It is not immediately obvious which of these have

Re: [vdr] Freeview HD support

2012-04-03 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Tony, On 3 April 2012 16:23, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: Freeview HD's EPG uses the same encoding as Freesat, but for some reason the EEPG plugin doesn't recognise it; it probably only uses the extended decoder when it's using Freesat's non-dtandard PIDs. EEPG's code is a bit

Re: [vdr] Freeview HD support

2012-04-03 Thread Dominic Evans
On 3 April 2012 16:23, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: Freeview HD's EPG uses the same encoding as Freesat, but for some reason the EEPG plugin doesn't recognise it; it probably only uses the extended decoder when it's using Freesat's non-standard PIDs. Also, I noticed that (like the

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-04-04 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Klaus, On 25 March 2012 12:45, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: - The channel name column in the What's on now/next menu now adjusts its width  to display the full short name of each channel (suggested by Dominic Evans). With the additional patch to fix the bug

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-04-04 Thread Dominic Evans
On 4 April 2012 21:48, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: On 04.04.2012 20:36, Dominic Evans wrote: With the additional patch to fix the bug with getting a single column width (that I previously mentioned), this still isn't quite working correctly. See this screenshot – http

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-04-05 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi Klaus, On 4 April 2012 22:53, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: On 04.04.2012 23:08, Dominic Evans wrote: I can re-test with vanilla VDR sources if you think its possible they are causing the issue? It would be a start, jut to make sure. After all, it appears to work

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.27

2012-04-05 Thread Dominic Evans
On 5 Apr 2012, at 16:26, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Klaus, On 4 April 2012 22:53, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: On 04.04.2012 23:08, Dominic Evans wrote: I can re-test with vanilla VDR sources if you think its possible they are causing the issue

Re: [vdr] Bug in pat.c (VDR 1.7.27) - possible fix attached

2012-04-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 9 April 2012 10:40, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de wrote: +                          // http://www.smpte-ra.org/mpegreg/mpegreg.html +                          ... +                          case 0x44434949: // STREAMTYPE_USER_PRIVATE - DigiCipher II VIDEO (ANSI/SCTE 57)

Re: [vdr] noad-0.7.3 and HD ?

2012-05-01 Thread Dominic Evans
On 1 May 2012 13:01, Karim Afifi karim.af...@laposte.net wrote: Hi Franck, Thanks for the this, I didn't know this plugin ! The compilation goes well, but the plugin-markad prevents VDR launch by systematically crashes it ... Any idea please ? Thanks ! There's a fairly clear message in

[vdr] dtt.me.uk

2012-05-02 Thread Dominic Evans
Somebody used to run a site back in 2009 at http://dtt.me.uk/ that generated a very handy table showing resolution and average bitrate information for all the DVB-T channels in the UK. It is still available, just frozen in time. Anyone any idea who it was and/or how one might go about generating

Re: [vdr] dtt.me.uk

2012-05-02 Thread Dominic Evans
On 2 May 2012 14:04, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: Somebody used to run a site back in 2009 at http://dtt.me.uk/ that generated a very handy table showing resolution and average bitrate information for all the DVB-T channels in the UK. It is still available, just frozen in time

Re: [vdr] dtt.me.uk

2012-05-02 Thread Dominic Evans
On 2 May 2012 14:09, Dave v...@pickles.me.uk wrote: This and much more is available from http://www.bsaoc.com/ Excellent! The only thing that appears to be missing is the channels' broadcast resolutions, which I couldn't seem to be find? ___ vdr

Re: [vdr] dtt.me.uk

2012-05-02 Thread Dominic Evans
On 2 May 2012 14:31, Dave v...@pickles.me.uk wrote: On Wednesday 02 May 2012 14:23:50 Dominic Evans wrote: The only thing that appears to be missing is the channels' broadcast resolutions, which I couldn't seem to be find? Perhaps not as user-friendly as your original site but listed on a per

Re: [vdr] Plugin for MHEG (BBC RedButton service)

2012-05-02 Thread Dominic Evans
Hi John, On 19 March 2011 12:48, John Williams j...@pond-weed.com wrote: I could not find a repository on your site. I think it greatly eases the task to provide patches. If you do not want to set one up yourself and you need a host you could use for example [2]. Most of the code was written

Re: [vdr] Plugin for MHEG (BBC RedButton service)

2012-05-02 Thread Dominic Evans
On a related note, I couldn't see a single tar on your website, so I grabbed the source files from the http dir listing and packaged it up as vdr-plugin-redbutton.tar.bz2 to make it easier for people to download in one go. Mirrored here: http://mir.cr/OQYPHY33

Re: [vdr] Plugin for MHEG (BBC RedButton service)

2012-05-03 Thread Dominic Evans
On 2 May 2012 14:45, Dominic Evans oldma...@gmail.com wrote: Did you ever get anywhere with this? I'm thinking, with both the Olympics and Wimbledon coming up shortly, it would be useful to get MHEG up-and-running on my VDR install, so I was going to try out your plugin later. It would

Re: [vdr] Convert recording

2012-05-04 Thread Dominic Evans
On 4 May 2012 14:28, Marx acc.for.n...@gmail.com wrote: Hello It's probably common use but I didn't find good info how to do that: I record movie. It needs to be cutted (advertisment etc) and than compressed from mpeg2 to divx (because this format is smaller and playable on almost

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] epgfixer-plugin 0.1.0

2012-05-08 Thread Dominic Evans
On 8 May 2012 12:36, Marx acc.for.n...@gmail.com wrote: On 08.05.2012 10:11, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: Has anybody ever tried to contact the broadcaster who is sending this broken EPG data, and ask them to fix it? Might be worth a try... This broadcaster (Cyfra+) sells own decoders which

Re: [vdr] VDR form packages

2012-05-09 Thread Dominic Evans
On 09/05/12 00:54, Tony Houghton wrote: Make some suggestions what Plugins you would like to see in official Debian! I'm going to upload markad to Debian soon. I'd like eepg to be packaged, but only if the memory leak can be fixed and it's made to work on Freeview HD. The Huffman tables and

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