Re: [vdr] next developper version

2006-08-11 Thread VDR User
You could always just include a disclaimer in the list and refer people to it any time they ask questions like those. :)On 8/11/06, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Udo Richter wrote: VDR User wrote: Klaus, any particular reason you're not releasing the TODO list? Probably to keep

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.4.3-1.diff epg problems

2006-10-11 Thread VDR User
I can confirm this as well. Tried the new patch, didn't solve the problem. EIT -1, Klaus - 0 ;)On 10/10/06, V Live [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Thank you for your effort. But the attached patch still did not fix the no title in the epg guide or yaepg plugin. But like I said before removing the

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

2006-10-23 Thread VDR User
I just want to say that I, and many others not on the ml, are thankful this problem is finally being seriously addressed! It's very much appreciated that work is currently being done to discover and resolve the a/v sync problems once and for all! Many of us have just gotten used to the idea it

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

2006-10-31 Thread VDR User
If this were a firmware/driver problem then wouldn't the problem exist regardless of the playback software? The fact that vdr has playback sync problems whereas mplayer doesn't when playing back the same file suggests it's a vdr problem... But this has already been covered. On 10/30/06, Oliver

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

2006-11-03 Thread VDR User
I joined the mplayer mailing list and have tried to seek help/information from those nice folks.. The following is part of one of my exchanges. Maybe the part about the timestamp may be of some help? I asked a couple specific questions and included some quotes from other posts to provide an idea

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

2006-11-12 Thread VDR User
First, I too want to express my gratitude appreciation towards the people actively persuing a once for all fix to this problem! So what about this... Copy the mplayer code that does the PES layer and slap it into vdr just to test if the problem persists? It seems that the majority opinion is

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

2006-11-30 Thread VDR User
to specification? Thanks guys. Marco Skambraks wrote On 11/30/06, Carsten Koch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VDR User wrote: ... Logic still says that if mplayer can play vdr recordings just fine without losing sync, but vdr can't, the problem is with vdr, not the firmware. That's only correct

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR maintenance patch 1.4.4-1

2006-12-03 Thread VDR User
ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/vdr/Developer/vdr-1.4.4-1.4.4-1.diff Whats with that filename? Any reason you're not following the usual vdr-1.4.4-1.diff naming scheme? ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR maintenance patch 1.4.4-1

2006-12-03 Thread VDR User
Klaus Schmidinger wrote: - Replaced 'unsigned long long' with 'uint32_t' and 'uint64' with 'uint64_t' to avoid problems on 64-bit machines. Should read: - Replaced 'unsigned long' with 'uint32_t' and ... Oliver I think we should all by Klaus a beer today! :)

Re: Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-01-01 Thread VDR User
I'm kind of surprised people even bother to shutdown vdr at all. Didn't really how big of an issue this was until reading this thread. That's all I have to offer the discussion at this point. My apologies. :) ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] vdr on PS3

2007-01-04 Thread VDR User
A PS3 running VDR is more of a novelty item considering the price. For the cost, you could easily build a computer that can handle HDTV, be a lot more robust, and have money left over. I say this jokingly but not every idea is a good one mate! :) ___

Re: [vdr] mplayer plugin - no sound on vdr-1.4.4 ?

2007-01-05 Thread VDR User
Works fine here. I'd suggest you double-check your settings and make sure something didn't get messed up somewhere. On 1/5/07, Soeren Sonnenburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear all, does anyone else observer that the mplayer plugin does no longer give sound output with vdr 1.4.4 ? Could it be

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

2007-01-19 Thread VDR User
On 1/19/07, Oliver Endriss [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oliver Endriss wrote: Marco Skambraks wrote: hi, are there any new information about the FF a/v sync problem? is the firmware development still in progress? Sorry, no success yet. Werner fixed the A/V sync problem. Please test

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

2007-01-23 Thread VDR User
On 1/23/07, Tero Siironen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can also report A/V sync working, but also problem that might relate to this new test version of the firmware. Timer recording failed, because vdr couldn't change the channel. Logs were filled with entries below resulting recording of 0

Re: [vdr] Problem with compiling plugins

2007-01-27 Thread VDR User
On 1/27/07, Kartsa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Plugin mp3: make[1]: Entering directory `/root/Lataukset/vdr-1.4.4/PLUGINS/src/mp3-0.9.15' g++ -O2 -fPIC -Wall -Woverloaded-virtual -c -D_GNU_SOURCE -DAPIVERSNUM=10404 -DHAVE_SNDFILE -DHAVE_VORBISFILE -I../../../include mp3.c mp3.c:50:17: error:

Re: [vdr] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

2007-01-29 Thread VDR User
On 1/29/07, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Michael Stepanov wrote: Hi Klaus, Could you tell me, please, are you planning to add support of MPEG4 to VDR? It's good front-end for HTPC but era of HDTV is coming. So, people need it. Yes, I do plan to do this. Yesterday I've

Re: [vdr] FF card AV sync problems, possible fix to VDR

2007-01-31 Thread VDR User
On 1/31/07, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ville Rannikko wrote: Hi! The newest firmware for FF cards did not completely fix the AV desync problems for me. According to information from Werner the problem happens when small video frames fill the decoder buffer with over 2

Re: [vdr] to record or not

2007-02-01 Thread VDR User
On 2/1/07, abbe normal [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello all wondering if there is a way from the timers menu to only select to record or not record a program. what im wanting to do is set a timer to watch a program but not have vdr record it... not sure but just thinking it would be nice to have

Re: [vdr] to record or not

2007-02-02 Thread VDR User
On 2/1/07, Patrick Mackin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I too would like this feature, but if you are using yaepg as many are, it seems like that is a feature the plugin should provide, not vdr. It makes absolutely no sense for a reminder feature to be done via plugin. This is a very common and

Re: [vdr] Feature Request: 10 Second Jump from BigPatch, switch timer

2007-02-03 Thread VDR User
On 2/2/07, martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To be honest, i use BigPatch for just one reason. During playback, I can jump 10 sec + / - with the 1 and 3 keys. I can't live without this feature, because jumping 1 Minute is nice, but most of the times way too long. So, actually, adding this 10

Re: [vdr] Feature Request: 10 Second Jump from BigPatch, switch timer

2007-02-03 Thread VDR User
I've found the actual patch that is used in BigPatch in case you want just that. The thread is located at: http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?postid=68566 and the patch: http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/attachment.php?attachmentid=1349 ___ vdr

Re: [vdr] to record or not

2007-02-03 Thread VDR User
On 2/3/07, Reinhard Walter Buchner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually my Nessy Patch already did this years ag :o)). Selecting the View Only mode created a special timer. As soon as the timer time was reached it let VDR switch to that channel. No recording was started and the timer was deleted

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-02-07 Thread VDR User
It's a safe assumption that when a user presses a power button, they intend that the device be immediately turned off or shut down. I can't think of any device that performs any differently. If a user wants to shut down vdr after he's done watching a playback, he would obviously still be

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-02-07 Thread VDR User
On 2/7/07, Udo Richter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't want to add yet another config option, either we let the power button work directly while playback, or we ask for confirmation on playback. Whatever the majority wants. Recording is one thing but I've never seen a VCR, DVD player, DVR,

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-02-08 Thread VDR User
On 2/7/07, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd also say that the Power button should shutdown without confirmation unless there is a recording going on or a plugin is Active(). To avoid accidental shutdowns it might still prompt the user with Shutdown - press any key to stay up or

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-02-08 Thread VDR User
On 2/8/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Also, the user inactivity stuff is again, a bad idea. Vdr should not assume anything or take action just because the user hasn't interacted with it in a while. This type of behavior is simply not consistent with other

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-02-08 Thread VDR User
On 2/8/07, Udo Richter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: H. Can a coffee maker run VDR? :) If it's possible, somebody will find a way! ;) Any other existing options you want to know of? I hadn't pay much attention to this thread until recently and the way some things were worded made it seem

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x

2007-02-09 Thread VDR User
On 2/9/07, Marko Mäkelä [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 05:55:54PM +, Darren Salt wrote: I demand that VDR User may or may not have written... [snip] Also, a coffee-maker is not a device used for entertainment purposes. Nobody turns their coffee-maker

Re: [vdr] Possible bug with recording...

2007-02-17 Thread VDR User
On 2/17/07, Stefan Huelswitt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 15 Feb 2007 VDR User [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was watching something via the mplayer plugin. A recording timer was triggered which aborted the mplayer playback. Is this behavior intentional? If so, can the abort be disabled while

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x, version 0.4 - Finnish i18n

2007-02-20 Thread VDR User
On 2/20/07, Marko Mäkelä [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Would it be enough to say %s wakes up? That's fine if you don't mind using poor grammar. For example, femon wakes up? makes absolutely no sense. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] [RFC] Shutdown rewrite for 1.5.x, final

2007-03-03 Thread VDR User
On 2/27/07, Marko Mäkelä [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This would be similar to analog VCRs, which obviously remember the position even after being unplugged. VCR's don't remember anything related to position, it's the tape itself that moves (from one reel to the other), not the head in the VCR.

Re: [vdr] FF card AV sync problems, possible fix to VDR (fwd)

2007-03-07 Thread VDR User
On 3/7/07, Dr. Werner Fink [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: AC3 loop through sound card http://bitstreamout.sourceforge.net/ Howto http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=1958 German language howtos are useless to all us english-speaking vdr users (and there are a LOT of us!). Perhaps

Re: [vdr] Handling of temporarily encrypted channels

2007-03-09 Thread VDR User
Why should VDR crash at all? If the CA value changes, just check if it can be decrypted. If so, continue recording, if not then stop recording. Whatever the case I just don't see a logical reason for VDR to panic-exit or whatever. I agree, it's a pretty serious problem and many of my timers

Re: [vdr] TV Standards option for vdr-1.5.x

2007-03-12 Thread VDR User
On 3/12/07, Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, In all the prevous versions of VDR, I have had to patch the FRAMESPERSECOND and change the rest of the hardcoded PAL values in VDR for my NTSC television. Is making this an option in VDR on the TODO list? I hope so! VDR is used by a great

Re: [vdr] TV Standards option for vdr-1.5.x

2007-03-13 Thread VDR User
On 3/13/07, André Weidemann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I never had to patch my VDR to make it play NTSC properly. Have you ever tried the videosystem plugin? I have been using it for quite some time and it always worked flawlessly. NTSC users shouldn't have to use a plugin to provide NTSC

Re: [vdr] TV Standards option for vdr-1.5.x

2007-03-13 Thread VDR User
I think I'll stick to what I said earlier in that support for NTSC should really be a core feature of VDR. I have no interest in running a plugin like this and would rather just stick to patching VDR if Klaus doesn't intend to address this issue. :\

Re: [vdr] how do you get a valid channels.conf?

2007-03-13 Thread VDR User
It would be a big help if you posted your problems scanning channels on NA sats on the v4l mailing list. http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/linux-dvb We've (meaning NA) needed a new, properly working scanner for years but so far no luck. However, the more people who voice this is a

Re: [vdr] (OFFTOPIC) EFF reveals plot to cripple European television

2007-03-14 Thread VDR User
I'm sure your heart is in the right place but please don't start using the mailing list to spam news. Thanks. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] (OFFTOPIC) EFF reveals plot to cripple European television

2007-03-14 Thread VDR User
On 3/14/07, Carsten Koch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am aware of two conventions on the VDR mailing list: 1) Use your real name to post. 2) Post in plain ASCII. I am not aware of a convention that discourages DVB/VDR-related news. Is there one? Klaus? Why are you so concerned with my real

Re: [vdr] (OFFTOPIC) EFF reveals plot to cripple European television

2007-03-15 Thread VDR User
On 3/15/07, Chris Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Absolutely, since (if this insanity really happens) it means that projects like VDR are effectively dead in the water :( Why do you believe that? Personally, I don't think there's any need for panic. Too much money involved. How many times

Re: [vdr] plugin errors with vdr 1.5.1

2007-03-18 Thread VDR User
On 3/18/07, anthony kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I could not compile many plugins with 1.5.1 until I made the following change in ./include/vdr/osdbase.h, in class cOsdObject I moved bool needsFastResponse; from private to public scope. There is now a SetNeedsFastResponse function to set

Re: [vdr] Is GrabImage only for PAL resolution when using FF cards?

2007-03-18 Thread VDR User
Grab screenshots are unfortunately screwed up for NTSC. I asked Klaus about this a long time ago and he suggested the problem was driver/firmware related. When I inquired I was told it's a software problem. Rather than continuing to go in cricles I just forgot the idea of getting a good

[vdr] Question about epg.data updating.

2007-04-13 Thread VDR User
When VDR compares epg data to see whether its been updated, does it actually compare the show description/info data or just certain fields in the epg data entry? I'm guessing the latter because I've noticed that when I populate extended epg data, a lot of shows will have a generic description.

[vdr] Question about epg.data updating.

2007-04-17 Thread VDR User
When VDR compares epg data to see whether its been updated, does it actually compare the show description/info data or just certain fields in the epg data entry? I'm guessing the latter because I've noticed that when I populate extended epg data, a lot of shows will have a generic description.

Re: [vdr] A few observations on the vdr project

2007-05-08 Thread VDR User
I'll chime in... I've emailed Klaus on many occasions with what I thought were potential bugs, new feature requests, or just general inquiry. He's always replied (although sometimes not so quickly ;), and what I've come to realize... or maybe remember is a better word to use here.. What I've

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] Auto sized ringbuffers v3

2007-05-14 Thread VDR User
In case anyone is having trouble, here's an attached patch of v3 for vdr-1.5.2. diff -ruN vdr-1.5.2-orig/dvbdevice.c vdr-1.5.2/dvbdevice.c --- vdr-1.5.2-orig/dvbdevice.c 2007-05-14 14:58:29.0 -0700 +++ vdr-1.5.2/dvbdevice.c 2007-05-14 15:22:50.0 -0700 @@ -1172,7 +1172,7 @@

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] Auto sized ringbuffers v3

2007-05-15 Thread VDR User
On 5/15/07, Jaroslaw Swierczynski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2007/5/15, VDR User [EMAIL PROTECTED]: In case anyone is having trouble, here's an attached patch of v3 for vdr-1.5.2. You mean 1.4 :) Thanks. No, I mean vdr-1.5.2. Artur said he had attached a patch to his post

Re: [vdr] Bug/SegFault in vdr-1.4.6

2007-05-15 Thread VDR User
I haven't tried this yet but I will see if I can verify it although I'm using 1.5.2 here. Another problem with crashing occurs when you are watching something with the mplayer plugin and a timer is triggered. Results in a crash every time here. I don't understand why it happens though because

Re: [vdr] Bug/SegFault in vdr-1.4.6

2007-05-15 Thread VDR User
Ok, I've done some testing now with vdr-1.5.2 and the results are: I could not reproduce the crash problems from the original post. I could not reproduce the vdradmin crash problems. Turning off Update channels did not have any affect on the crash problem when a timer is triggered during while

Re: [vdr] Bug/SegFault in vdr-1.4.6

2007-05-16 Thread VDR User
On 5/15/07, Patrick Cernko [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: _VDR_ crashes when starting a timer while mplayer-Plugin is running. That's because vdr had to close the device to let mplayer open it. When the recording starts, vdr tries to open the device but fails: - emergency restart - close

Re: [vdr] Bug/SegFault in vdr-1.4.6

2007-05-16 Thread VDR User
On 5/16/07, Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, maybe a second DVB card fixes the problem, but this surely wasn't what helped me. When I started with VDR half a year ago with one FF card, I had this trouble with timers/mplayer but then I changed some stuff during the time (settings, DVB

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] Auto sized ringbuffers v3

2007-05-17 Thread VDR User
I've recorded/watched a lot of tv in the last couple days and so far I haven't noticed any problems with this patch. I am currently using v3 (the patch I attached to my previous post) with vdr-1.5.2. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] Auto sized ringbuffers v3

2007-05-20 Thread VDR User
On 5/20/07, Artur Skawina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VDR User wrote: I've recorded/watched a lot of tv in the last couple days and so far I haven't noticed any problems with this patch. I am currently using v3 (the patch I attached to my previous post) with vdr-1.5.2. Do you know how large

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] Auto sized ringbuffers v3

2007-05-20 Thread VDR User
On 5/20/07, Artur Skawina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks. It seems that 648k was the largest size ever used for a buffer, which is less than 1/3 of the full size (2M for Result,Transfer and TS). The Recorder buffer was typically at 5% of its max size, ie 300k instead of 5M. No overflows w/ v3

[vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

2007-06-06 Thread VDR User
If a timer is triggered while the mplayer plugin is in use, VDR crashes. This has happened to me about a zillion times now and I'm hoping somebody will fix this! You can use the mplayer plugin after a timer is started no problem. Correct me if I'm wrong but mplayer should never have to take

Re: [vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

2007-06-06 Thread VDR User
On 6/6/07, Anssi Hannula [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VDR User wrote: If a timer is triggered while the mplayer plugin is in use, VDR crashes. This has happened to me about a zillion times now and I'm hoping somebody will fix this! You can use the mplayer plugin after a timer is started

Re: [vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

2007-06-07 Thread VDR User
On 6/7/07, Anssi Hannula [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Attached is a patch for mplayer plugin which closes file descriptors (except 0, 1, 2) when forking mplayer script. I have tried the patch with several attempts now and everything worked fine. The timer was triggered started recording while the

Re: [vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

2007-06-08 Thread VDR User
On 6/8/07, Stefan Huelswitt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Attached is a patch for mplayer plugin which closes file descriptors (except 0, 1, 2) when forking mplayer script. Thanks. I took over that with slight changes. The final patch is attached. Could I please have some feedback if it's

Re: [vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

2007-06-08 Thread VDR User
On 6/8/07, Stefan Huelswitt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As far as I see there is no difference beside the different way to get the max. number of filedescriptors, but this shouldn't have any impact. The difference of how/when the fd's were being closed was the only thing I can think of that may

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.3

2007-06-11 Thread VDR User
On 6/10/07, Rolf Ahrenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: Well, it's a real pitty with the various systems putting files at random places. How about setting the FONTDIR configurable through Make.config or ever commandline switch? Yes, I also think

Re: [vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

2007-06-13 Thread VDR User
Ok, after much testing Stefan's patch frequently aborts mplayer playback when a timer is triggered while Anssi's doesn't. I don't know why this is if both patches are essentially doing the same thing during the same time. Something must be different to give different results. At any rate,

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.4

2007-06-17 Thread VDR User
The fontconfig subdir is missing from both vdr-1.5.4.tar.bz2 and the 1.5.3-1.5.4 diff. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] Request: Extension of menu button

2007-06-22 Thread VDR User
That's usually what the 'back' button is for. I would suggest just getting a better remote. :) ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] setting tv standard in /dev/video0

2007-06-30 Thread VDR User
This is exactly what I have observed as well. Is there any way VDR could perform this V4L ioctl without the need for external applications such as VLC and v4lctl? I hope so because installing x to do this seems pretty unreasonable. ___ vdr mailing

Re: [vdr] setting tv standard in /dev/video0

2007-06-30 Thread VDR User
Unfortunately I don't have a patch to vdr to handle this but it's better then having to install X and all the other unnecessary packages... You can compile and use v4l2-ctl from the current mercurial v4l drivers located in the v4l-dvb/v4l2-apps/util dir. command is: v4l2-ctl -s ntsc Tested and

[vdr] FIX request for sysinfo plugin vdr-1.5.x

2007-07-02 Thread VDR User
I have discovered that the sysinfo plugin written by Kikko forces VDR-1.5.x to use the default font rather then the user-defined setting. I emailed the author and he responded by saying he won't fix his plugin until Klaus releases a final version of 1.5, which could be quite a long time. I don't

Re: [vdr] FIX request for sysinfo plugin vdr-1.5.x

2007-07-02 Thread VDR User
On 7/2/07, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just took a quick glance at the source. You may want to get rid of the static const cFont *font = cFont::GetFont(fontOsd); stuff. This should be done when the plugin actually needs the font, not during initialization time. Thanks for the

Re: [vdr] No signal - Dish seems fine - femon output follow

2007-07-05 Thread VDR User
On 7/5/07, Luca Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: En/na VDR User ha escrit: On 7/5/07, Luca Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just a wild guess, but if you usually leave your vdr pc switched on, leaving it off for a while could make it not work right when turned back on (usually

Re: [vdr] No signal - Dish seems fine - femon output follow

2007-07-06 Thread VDR User
Peer, glad you got to the root of the problem. Fried lnb's should be a pretty cheap replacement. :) Luca, I was referring to doing some homework on the mainboards before you buy. Read reviews, has the product held it's market value well?, are you seeing a lot of them for sale used. All these

Re: [vdr] Beta version of vdr with dvb-s2 support

2007-07-07 Thread VDR User
On 7/7/07, Stefan Lucke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ONE week and no other feedback on this list :-( . Maybe not many guys are using dvb-s2 right now. Dunno how wide-spread it is in Europe but in NA it's not common. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] noad plugin, where?

2007-07-07 Thread VDR User
On 7/7/07, Torgeir Veimo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bummer! I was hoping it could be used to detect ads during live TV and reduce the volume. Ads always have louder sound, which is extremely annoying. You must have an old tv that can't normalize volume.

Re: [vdr] Extension HD PCI from ReelMultimedia in August ?

2007-08-06 Thread VDR User
For the price of that card you can almost build a pc that can handle hdtv. No thanks. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.7

2007-08-12 Thread VDR User
On 8/12/07, Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Klaus. Since i18n.c has changed in this new version of vdr, a few common patches I have been using have broke. 1) jumpplay-0.9.diff 2) liemikuutio-1.13.diff 3) timercmd-0.1.diff (comes from epgsearch) Can someone explain to me the proper

Re: [vdr] New VDR logging method (Was: Re: [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.7)

2007-08-12 Thread VDR User
Personally, I like the idea of vdr having a dedicated logfile. And even more if the path/filename of this logfile can be defined by the user. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] List of failed plugins for vdr-1.5.7

2007-08-13 Thread VDR User
Could someone post the link to the dvd cvs real quick? I was under the impression it hasn't been maintained in a long time so I've been using dvd-0.3.6-b03. Thanks. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] xvid format

2007-08-13 Thread VDR User
I recently contacted Klaus about something somewhat related to this actually. Although my inquiry was about the possibility of either storing vdr recordings in a format that is more common friendly to the video editing/encoding apps (as mpeg-pes isn't), or perhaps adding more timing information

Re: [vdr] change make install to be really useful

2007-08-15 Thread VDR User
While we're on the topic of adjusting the Makefile.. I propose the following change to install-plugins: old: @cp --remove-destination $(PLUGINDIR)/lib/lib*-*.so.$(APIVERSION) $(PLUGINLIBDIR) new: @cp --remove-destination $(PLUGINDIR)/lib/*.$(APIVERSION) $(PLUGINLIBDIR) The difference is

Re: [vdr] Locales not working by default when running from source tree

2007-08-19 Thread VDR User
On 8/19/07, Anssi Hannula [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: However, almost exactly the opposite is the case with PLUGINLIBDIR, which by default is ./PLUGINS/lib so that it works inside the source-tree, but it is not so good if installed into /usr/local. I've already seen this problem for people who

Re: [vdr] [Announce] mlist-0.0.4

2007-08-20 Thread VDR User
On 8/20/07, Matthias Becker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: there is an English version of the web page. (Just press the corresponding flag on the screen) Strange, that didn't come up when I visited the website. Maybe some network error or so. It's there now though. Thanks fellas

Re: [vdr] Anybody working on AVC (Automatic Volume Control)?

2007-08-20 Thread VDR User
On 8/20/07, JJussi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At least to me, xineliboutput - audio - Audio compression (500%) do that.. But it's compressing everything.. Compressing and normalizing aren't the same thing. I would strongly recommend against a compression ratio that high anyway as it total ruins

Re: [vdr] diseqs command's logging

2007-09-02 Thread VDR User
On 09/02/07 18:35, Igor Nikanov wrote: Hello is it possible to logging the sending of diseqs command, like this Dec 4 16:03:38 vdr[14005]: Rotor-command E0 31 6E D0 73 sent Dec 4 16:03:38 vdr[14005]: Diseqc E0 31 6B 1 sent. Dec 4 16:03:38 vdr[14005]: Diseqc E1 31 6B 1 sent. Dec 4 16:03:38

Re: [vdr] diseqs command's logging

2007-09-02 Thread VDR User
Ps. by immediately following it I mean add a new line after. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5.9 and ttxtsubs patch/plugin

2007-09-04 Thread VDR User
On 9/4/07, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: DVB subtitles will be fully integrated in the next developer version, thanks to Marco Schlüßler who povided the main parts of the DVB subtitle handling. Does this include NA closed-captioning/line21 support as well or are Euros the only

Re: [vdr] Convert video clip to .vdr format

2007-09-14 Thread VDR User
I think a better idea is to just install a codec that plays whatever format your camera videos are in and use the mplayer plugin. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] Convert video clip to .vdr format

2007-09-16 Thread VDR User
On 9/16/07, Clemens Kirchgatterer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anssi Hannula [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dick Streefland wrote: VDR User [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | I think a better idea is to just install a codec that plays | whatever format your camera videos are in and use the mplayer

Re: [vdr] Exist: windows media player that plays unaltered vdr files?

2007-09-16 Thread VDR User
On 9/16/07, Steffen Barszus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Torgeir Veimo schrieb: Subject says it all. It's just way too much work to transcode files if I want to send a clip to friends. VLC and mpui can do that. Also some direct show filter exist that make it possible to play unaltered files. I

Re: [vdr] Not good behaviour from vdr

2007-09-29 Thread VDR User
Coincidently, I just had this broken video stream emergency exit the other day because of bad weather that came went. I don't run some kind of auto-restart script so vdr stayed unloaded and coincidently caused several other timers to be missed. For those who would say 'just add auto-restart', I

Re: [vdr] Not good behaviour from vdr

2007-09-30 Thread VDR User
I like these ideas... NO SIGNAL image in recording during no signal. Or that if no signal then no writing to disk. And a warning in the log about a possible incomplete recording cuz of lost signal + identified in recordings menu by a special char like ? maybe. These are all good options and

Re: [vdr] Not good behaviour from vdr

2007-09-30 Thread VDR User
On 9/30/07, Jouni Karvo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VDR User wrote: I like these ideas... NO SIGNAL image in recording during no signal. Or that if no signal then no writing to disk. And a warning in the log about a possible incomplete recording cuz of lost signal + identified

Re: [vdr] Not good behaviour from vdr

2007-10-03 Thread VDR User
There are some great suggestions in the beginning of this thread, please let's not create a complicated solution where it's unnecessary to have one. Let the user decide the behavior he wants and leave it at that. No need/want for vdr to try auto-tuning this channel or that transponder, or

Re: [vdr] Not good behaviour from vdr

2007-10-09 Thread VDR User
Yesturday I had the same problem where a very bad but short storm caused my signal to drop and vdr again performed an emergency exit when it wasn't wanted. I already commented out the EmergencyExit request in recorder.c but this time it was generated in remux.c by: if (!synced skipped = 0) {

Re: [vdr] vdr-autosort plugin download

2007-11-02 Thread VDR User
On 11/2/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Another question, is it still under development as no new versions since VDR 1.4.5. Yes, it's in active development. The developer version line is 1.5.x available from: ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/pub/people/kls/vdr/Developer/

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5.11 subtitling problems

2007-11-05 Thread VDR User
On 11/5/07, Reinhard Nissl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thinking about a repacker for subtitles, can anyone provide me some links to documentation about the subtitle PES packet's contents? I think what you're looking for can be found here:

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5.11 subtitling problems

2007-11-07 Thread VDR User
Can someone make a patch for this fix? Thanks! ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

[vdr] Multiple diseqc.conf's when using multiple dvb devices??

2007-11-13 Thread VDR User
Greets. If you have more then one dvb device and each is plugged into a diseqc switch, how would you define a diseqc.conf for each of them? I've checked VDR's documentation and saw no reference to this unless I've somehow missed the info. If VDR doesn't currently support different diseqc.conf's

Re: [vdr] next features ? Was: [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.8.0 plugin

2007-11-14 Thread VDR User
On Nov 14, 2007 4:23 AM, Gregoire Favre [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would love to have VDR support H.264 recording on DVB-S. I know a lot of people, including myself, who agree! ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] next features ? Was: [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.8.0 plugin

2007-11-14 Thread VDR User
On Nov 14, 2007 8:36 AM, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: H.264 will only become interesting (to me) once there are hardware devices that can replay it (aka Full Featured DVB cards). I am not interested in software players that might not even run on my 450 MHz VDR. Until then,

Re: [vdr] next features?

2007-11-15 Thread VDR User
I don't think anyone has implied that it's imminent VDR adopt h264/HDTV support or tv viewing will cease to exist. That would be a ridiculous claim to make! However, the truth is more and more HDTV broadcasts are being offered by providers on a consistent and constant basis due to market demand.

Re: [vdr] adding a budget card to my VDR

2007-11-16 Thread VDR User
I don't think you can stream output from other devices thru the nexus tv-out but I am not 100% sure. Regardless, why not just use your budget card for dedicated recording and nexus for live tv? That would eliminate the problem altogether. I also just inquired about diseqc.conf supporting

Re: [vdr] adding a budget card to my VDR

2007-11-16 Thread VDR User
On Nov 16, 2007 8:48 AM, Jan Exner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hm... I'm using a DVB-S FF card as TV-out and two budget DVB-T cards as the input. I do not even have a sat dish. My FF does ONLY do TV-out. So the answer appears to be yes then. Thanks for clearing that up.

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