Re: [vdr] FF card substitute - Budget and PVR 350?

2006-10-20 Thread Richard Scobie
Tony Houghton wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED], Torgeir Veimo wrote: You might still use a VGA card and get very good TV signal output. The matrox cards can do interlaced output with perfect field alignment. There might be some lip sync issues though, but the softdevice plugin gets better

Re: [vdr] FF card A/V sync suggestion

2006-10-22 Thread Richard Scobie
Adding my 2 cents, in the hope that others more knowledgable may be able to reproduce the problem. Using a Nexus S 2.1 with the latest beta firmware, I find I lose audio sync when doing multiple yellow button skips to jump through commercial breaks, where there is a 30-50% chance the audio

Re: [vdr] New VDR hardware

2006-12-30 Thread Richard Scobie
Tony Houghton wrote: How good is Linux support for these? I was under the impression that XvMC doesn't work with ATI at all, and is broken in many versions of NVidia's Linux drivers. And that the latter don't support deinterlacing even though the hardware has been capable for quite a while

Re: [vdr] New VDR hardware

2006-12-30 Thread Richard Scobie
Timothy D. Lenz wrote: Too bad it only has 1 expansion slot. That means only 1 tunner board. I wouldn't even concider anything with less then 2-3 slots. It does have 4 x USB 2.0 which seems to be becoming popular for tuners now. Regards, Richard

Re: [vdr] FF card A/V sync - in progress?

2007-01-20 Thread Richard Scobie
Heikki Manninen wrote: Just tested and I can confirm this too. Lost, Prison Break, everything that used to suffer from this problem seems to work now :) Looks good here too, on a Nexus-S 2.1 also. Thanks! Richard ___ vdr mailing list

Re: [vdr] pay TV channels New Zealand

2007-10-12 Thread Richard Scobie
Simon Baxter wrote: How do pay-per-view channels work? What do I need to do here?? I have no idea how PPV works, but I would assume some form of interactivity is required so that the provider knows you are viewing and can bill you accordingly. This must then require you to send some data

Re: [vdr] vdr in new zealand

2008-11-15 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Gerding wrote: in germany i used two full featured nexus dvb-s cards. that's what is plugged to my computer for now. is there a satellite providing digital tv in new zealand? Hi Klaus, I am using a Nexus dvb-s. The following are seeding channels for each transponder of interest

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

2011-03-30 Thread Richard Scobie
Is anyone able to confirm whether this plugin with a full feature, hardware decoder DVB-S card please? Regards, Richard John Williams wrote: Hello, I have adapted the standalone redbutton program (http://redbutton.sourceforge.net/) into a plugin for VDR. This allows me to view the Redbutton

[vdr] TT Premium S2-6400

2011-06-04 Thread Richard Scobie
Looking at the data sheet for the new TT Premium S2-6400 hardware decoder card, it mentions a Video Breakout Cable for analog audio/video. Can anyone tell me if this includes YUV/RGB out, or just composite? Thanks, Richard ___ vdr mailing list

[vdr] TT S2-6400 - high bandwidthperformance.

2011-06-19 Thread Richard Scobie
The original AV711X based full featured, DVB-S cards have a well known internal bandwidth limitation, that could be addressed by performing the budget patch modification to the card. Does anyone know if the same or similar limitation applies to the new S2-6400 card - better, worse or similar

Re: [vdr] [PATCH v2] multi-frontend-support for vdr 1.7.21

2011-12-01 Thread Richard Scobie
L. Hanisch wrote: Assumption for this patch: All frontends within one adapter have to be used mutually exclusive. All cards I know behave in this way. If there are cards with multiple frontends which can be used simultaneously I'd like to hear about it. I believe the TT S2-6400

[vdr] Fonts

2012-02-03 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi, I am setting up a vdr system and am trying to minimise the number of packages - there is no X11 installed. On Fedora 16, I have installed the required fontconfig and freetype packages, but when I run vdr, I get a OSD No fonts found message. I have also installed

Re: [vdr] Fonts

2012-02-03 Thread Richard Scobie
For the archives, all went well after installing the the gnu-free-* font packages. Regards, Richard Richard Scobie wrote: Hi, I am setting up a vdr system and am trying to minimise the number of packages - there is no X11 installed. On Fedora 16, I have installed the required fontconfig

[vdr] Using second tuner on TT S2-6400

2012-02-07 Thread Richard Scobie
I have just managed to get an S2-6400 based vdr sytem up and running and am trying to work out how I can use the second tuner. Currently I have a diseqc switch with two dishes connected to tuner 1, which works now I use the -D 0 vdr option. I did think that adding 0: to the top of

Re: [vdr] Using second tuner on TT S2-6400

2012-02-08 Thread Richard Scobie
Thanks for all the replies, I'll try the diseqc.conf again. Long term, it may be better to move to a multiswitch for the flexibility. Regards, Richard Sergio Daniel Gomez wrote: Hi all! Some like this: -- 1: #Galaxy28 at S89W S89W 11700 V 9750 t

[vdr] Segfault in dvbhddevice

2012-03-06 Thread Richard Scobie
For the past few weeks, I have been running the current 1.7.XX version of vdr with an S2-6400 card, using only one tuner, which is connected to a 4 x 1 diseqc switch, without any problems. The startup command has been: /usr/local/bin/vdr -L /home/rs/vdr/PLUGINS/lib -D 1 -P dvbhddevice -P

Re: [vdr] Segfault in dvbhddevice

2012-03-07 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: Are you using the latest driver [1] and firmware [2]? [1] http://powarman.dyndns.org/hgwebdir.cgi/v4l-dvb-saa716x/ [2] http://aregel.de/ Hi Klaus, Have the latest firmware - drivers were a week old so have just updated them and the result is the same. Seems to

Re: [vdr] Segfault in dvbhddevice

2012-03-07 Thread Richard Scobie
Richard Scobie wrote: DVB-T' Mar 8 08:34:40 atom vdr: [751] probing /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0 Mar 8 08:34:40 atom vdr: [751] creating cDvbDevice Mar 8 08:34:40 atom vdr: [751] new device number 2 Mar 8 08:34:40 atom vdr: [758] epg data reader thread started (pid=751, tid=758) Mar 8 08

Re: [vdr] Segfault in dvbhddevice

2012-03-07 Thread Richard Scobie
I have found that adding a sleep 5 to my startup script, between loading the drivers and starting vdr, has caused it to successfully survive five reboots. Regards, Richard ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

[vdr] Repeating Timers

2012-03-30 Thread Richard Scobie
If one sets a daily or weekly timer, does EPG schedule time on the day override any difference between the two? I am thinking of the situation where a weekly timer is set and for whatever reason, the broadcaster reschedules one weeks episode, with the EPG showing the correct time, will vdr

Re: [vdr] Repeating Timers

2012-03-31 Thread Richard Scobie
Thanks Klaus and Dave, Dave wrote: There is a 'Series Link' plugin for VDR which can cope with varying times for items in a series, see http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/vdrtva The plugin was written for the UK 'Freeview' DVB-T service, though it should work with any implementation

Re: [vdr] Repeating Timers

2012-03-31 Thread Richard Scobie
Dave wrote: Some more research suggests that NZ DVB-S uses the standard SI-based EIT, and also that the extensions for Series Link recording are virtually identical to the UK. So there is a very good chance that the vdrtva plugin will work. Thanks very much for that, I will certainly give

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

2012-05-08 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi, On 05/08/2012 07:30 PM, Marx wrote: because I see no changes in EPG whatever I put in /etc/vdr/plugins/charset.conf Marx I may be way off the mark here - I have come in halfway through the thread and do not use this plugin, but wouldn't the path above be:

[vdr] Emergency exit

2012-05-20 Thread Richard Scobie
Is it expected behavior for vdr to do an emergency exit with two recordings in progress? If so, perhaps there could be an option to disable this. I was recording a program on one tuner, while recording and delayed viewing a sports feed on the second tuner. When the carrier was dropped at

Re: [vdr] Emergency exit

2012-05-20 Thread Richard Scobie
VDR User wrote: You can prevent emergency exit from actually exiting within VDR setup, or setting `EmergencyExit = 0` in the setup.conf file. Thank you. I did check the MANUAL file before posting, but missed that entry. Regards, Richard ___

Re: [vdr] vdr-plugin-dvd fails to build

2012-05-25 Thread Richard Scobie
cedric.dew...@telfort.nl wrote: I have installed libdvdread-4.2.0-1 and libdvdnav-4.2.0-2, but the error remaines. I am running arch linux. If these where installed from packages, rather than compiled from source, you will probably need the development packages that go with them,

[vdr] DVD menu issue

2012-05-27 Thread Richard Scobie
I have recently installed the dvd and dvdswitch on a new vdr system using a TT S2-6400 and am seeing a problem I did not have on the previous full feature card based setup. On all DVD images, the menu highlight area, (that moves around as you navigate the menu), is either horizontally or

[vdr] vdr-1.7.32 plugin dvbhddevice fails

2012-11-18 Thread Richard Scobie
I have just upgraded from vdr-1.7.31 to vdr-1.7.32 with S2-6400 and on making plugins, I receive the following error: make[2]: Entering directory `/home/rs/vdr-1.7.32/PLUGINS/src/dvbhddevice/libhdffcmd' gcc -O3 -Wall -fPIC -shared -o libhdffcmd-0.1.0.so bitbuffer.o hdffcmd_av.o

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.7.32 plugin dvbhddevice fails

2012-11-19 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi Klaus, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: Maybe this was caused by the change I introduced in order to be able to easily build a 32-bit version of VDR (and all its plugins) on a 64-bit machine: ---

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.7.32 plugin dvbhddevice fails

2012-11-20 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi Gerald, Gerald Dachs wrote: If you would take a deeper look into your post you would have noticed that the mentioned file bitbuffer.o is not build to this time. It must have been build in a former stage. So there is still no proof that it has been build with -fPIC. You are correct. It

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.7.32 plugin dvbhddevice fails

2012-11-20 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi Olover, Oliver Endriss wrote: The attached patch should fix this problem. Many thanks, that has fixed it. And bonus points for decoding the mangled grammer in my previous post... Regards, Richard ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] Tuning timeouts blocks the other adapter

2013-01-05 Thread Richard Scobie
Mariusz Bialonczyk wrote: On 11/10/2012 12:12 AM, Mariusz Bialonczyk wrote: Is it possible that it is caused by some global lock or mutexes in VDR? Hello It seems the cause of the problem has been located by Alex Pipelka. The vdr freezes occurs when obtaining the signal strength/quality

Re: [vdr] Tuning timeouts blocks the other adapter

2013-01-13 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: In an effort to eliminate the second tuner scanning empty channels as the cause, I set, UpdateChannels = 0 in setup.conf, but it appears to not have the desired effect: Jan 6 16:47:27 atom vdr: [790] frontend 1/0 timed out while tuning to channel 487, tp 212651

Re: [vdr] Channel dropout unless femon active

2013-08-25 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 25.08.2013 05:32, Richard Scobie wrote: Perhaps a little off topic, but I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the following. I am viewing a signal that is very close to reception threshold - dish a little small, STR value 65%, SNR value 67%, but BER and UNC

Re: [vdr] Channel dropout unless femon active

2013-08-26 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 25.08.2013 21:31, Richard Scobie wrote: Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 25.08.2013 05:32, Richard Scobie wrote: Perhaps a little off topic, but I wonder if anyone can shed any light on the following. I am viewing a signal that is very close to reception threshold

Re: [vdr] VDR test series about frame detector

2014-01-15 Thread Richard Scobie
Eike wrote: 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. I tested DVB-S SD recordings from three different TV networks

[vdr] TT S2 6400 not working correctly on a single tuner

2014-05-28 Thread Richard Scobie
I am currently having problems with either cabling or the Diseq switch attached to tuner 0 on my TT S2 6400, so as a workaround, I thought I could use the - D 1 switch to vdr, to force using tuner 1 only. When I do this, it seems vdr does not see the card as full featured any more - no MPEG

Re: [vdr] TT S2 6400 not working correctly on a single tuner

2014-05-28 Thread Richard Scobie
Lars Hanisch wrote: Hi, Am 28.05.2014 09:03, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger: On 28.05.2014 07:59, Richard Scobie wrote: I am currently having problems with either cabling or the Diseq switch attached to tuner 0 on my TT S2 6400, so as a workaround, I thought I could use the - D 1 switch to vdr

[vdr] Unreliable shutdown

2015-06-06 Thread Richard Scobie
This is not strictly a vdr problem, but was wondering if others have seen it and have suggestions for a solution. I have an Intel Atom/Fedora based system running the latest vdr and about 20% of the time when either the Power OFF remote command is issued or the shutdown command (shutdown -h

[vdr] TT S2 6400 card vdr and no video/recording on one particular channel

2015-11-29 Thread Richard Scobie
ot record this channel or pass the video stream through the system? Thank you for anything you can offer. Kind regards, Richard Scobie ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] VDR 2.3.1 dvbhddevice plugin

2016-09-07 Thread Richard Scobie
cedric.dew...@telfort.nl wrote: Hi Richard, Could you show the changes you made? Maybe we can see from that what you missed :-) Hi Cedric, Thanks for your help. In dvbhddevice.c : - static const char *VERSION= "2.2.0"; + static const char *VERSION= "2.3.1"; In

Re: [vdr] VDR 2.3.1 dvbhddevice plugin

2016-09-09 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi Klaus, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: "vdr-2.3.1-fixcrashdelrec.diff" and "vdr-2.3.1-grantrecursivewritelocks-2.diff" are the only two fixes I have. I sincerely hope to find more time for VDR development in the not so distant future. This past year I was rather busy with lots of other stuff. And

Re: [vdr] VDR 2.3.1 dvbhddevice plugin

2016-09-08 Thread Richard Scobie
Replying to my own post, it looks like this crash on deleting recordings is probably not due to dvbhddevice plugin, as others have experienced it, according to comment no. 26 in this thread:

Re: [vdr] VDR 2.3.1 dvbhddevice plugin

2016-09-09 Thread Richard Scobie
Further to my last post, I applied the "vdr-2.3.1-fixcrashdelrec.diff" and "vdr-2.3.1-grantrecursivewritelocks-2.diff" that Klaus posted to the thread on vdr.portal.de : http://www.vdr-portal.de/board1-news/board2-vdr-news/127271-announce-vdr-developer-version-2-3-1/index2.html and I am no

Re: [vdr] VDR 2.3.1 dvbhddevice plugin

2016-09-09 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 09.09.2016 21:14, Richard Scobie wrote: ... The "recordings" menu is no longer navigable - the highlit entry will not move and more than one iten in the list will become highlighted. Yes, I have this, too. No fix yet, though. Just press the Up o

Re: [vdr] Skinflatplus plugin Channel Logo Names

2016-09-17 Thread Richard Scobie
VDR User wrote: png Thanks for the reply. I am using *.png, but what I meant was, what are the naming requirements, for the files, so that the skin selects the correct logo for the current channel tuned? A number of other PVR projects require the logo to be named identically to the

Re: [vdr] Skinflatplus plugin Channel Logo Names [Solved]

2016-09-17 Thread Richard Scobie
Richard Scobie wrote: A number of other PVR projects require the logo to be named identically to the channel name in the EPG data, but this does not seem to work here. I found that the above is true, but the filenames must be all lower case. I am very impressed with the polished appearance

[vdr] Skinflatplus plugin Channel Logo Names

2016-09-16 Thread Richard Scobie
Can anyone who uses the skinflatplus plugin please tell me what the filename format for channel logo icons is? I currently have them named the same as the channel name from channels.conf, but they do not display. Thanks, Richard ___ vdr mailing

[vdr] VDR 2.3.1 dvbhddevice plugin

2016-09-07 Thread Richard Scobie
Does anyone have a vdr 2.3.1 modified version of the dvbhddevice plugin (or a patch against 2.2.0), that they can let me have? I am not at all a coder, but with the help of the changes in the 2.3.1 Release notes and looking at another plugin that had been updated to 2.3.1, I made a few

[vdr] Large amount of logging with vdr on Fedora 24

2016-10-17 Thread Richard Scobie
I have just updated the OS of my TT s2-6400 based vdr box from Fedora 16 to Fedora 24 Server and all is working fine except the log (both journald and rsyslog) fill up rapidly with the following type of entry. [ 1983.410546] demux_worker (0): dma buffer = 0 [ 1983.427146] demux_worker (0): dma

[vdr] TT S2 6400 Live View vs. Recorded Audio

2016-11-30 Thread Richard Scobie
A number of channels on one mux have HE-AACv2 audio which I believe to be incorrectly tagged as AAC and as a result, viewing them live in VDR, the audio is mute. However, if they are recorded and played back in VDR, the audio plays fine. Can anyone explain the difference between the audio

Re: [vdr] TT S2 6400 Live View vs. Recorded Audio

2016-11-30 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: In live mode all data is handled directly within the TT S2-6400's hardware, while when playing a recording, the data (and expecially the PAT/PMT) has been processed by VDR (when the recording was made). Don't know if this has any effect, but it's the only difference I

[vdr] VDR 2.3.2 and Plugins

2017-01-05 Thread Richard Scobie
Just wanted to draw attention to this thread at vdrportal for anyone who is discouraged from trying the 2.3.x vdr due to plugins not working. Or,

Re: [vdr] VDR 2.3.2 and femon

2016-12-26 Thread Richard Scobie
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: Try adding virtual int Width(void) const { return 50; } to cFemonDummyFont. Klaus Thanks Klaus, that fixed it. So far, so good with 2.3.2. I was having real problems with 2.3.1 but they're all fixed now. Regards, Richard

[vdr] VDR 2.3.2 and femon

2016-12-26 Thread Richard Scobie
Using the latest git version of the femon plugin: https://github.com/rofafor/vdr-plugin-femon I can successfully build it for vdr-2.3.1. With vdr-2.3.2 I get the following errors: *** Plugin femon: g++ -O3 -Wall -Werror=overloaded-virtual -Wno-parentheses -march=native -D__user=

Re: [vdr] TT S2 6400 IR Pinout

2017-03-27 Thread Richard Scobie
Thanks Martin. Regards, Richard Martin Gansser wrote: Maybe you can ask here in the German-speaking VDR forum a few guys. http://www.vdr-portal.de/board60-linux/board61-hardware/107135-mini-ir-on-f%C3%BCr-tt-s2-6400/ Martin Gesendet: Samstag, 25. März 2017 um 10:23 Uhr Von: "Richard S

[vdr] TT S2 6400 IR Pinout

2017-03-25 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi, Does anyone know the pinout details for the IR receiver module supplied with the TT S2 6400 card? Thanks, Richard ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org https://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

[vdr] Video-Audio disruptions with 4.16+ kernel

2018-04-11 Thread Richard Scobie
, Richard Scobie ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org https://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

[vdr] TT S2 6400 IR Remote

2018-09-13 Thread Richard Scobie
If there is anyone using the TT S2 6400 with the supplied IR receiver, remote and the "remote" plugin, could they please post a few lines from the remote.conf file? Thanks, Richard ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] TT S2 6400 IR Remote

2018-09-16 Thread Richard Scobie
Hi Detlef, Thanks very much for that. Detlef Heine wrote: Here it is: remote-ir.Up 00010001000E remote-ir.Down 000100010012 Snip ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org https://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr