On 23.11.2009 13:43, Falk Spitzberg wrote: > Am Sonntag, den 22.11.2009, 13:34 +0100 schrieb Klaus Schmidinger: >> On 18.11.2009 08:40, Falk Spitzberg wrote: >>> Hello, >>> >>> With VDR 1.7.9 i often notice that VDR switches the live TV to a >>> different receiver card, when a timer starts recording, although the >>> second card is available. This causes a short interrupt in live TV. >>> >>> My system has two DVB cards, an old FF and a Tevii S470, and an eHD. >>> >>> Sample situation 1: the only activity is live TV on ZDF. Now a timer >>> starts recording from RTL 2, which interrupts the live program for a >>> short moment. >>> >>> Sample situation 2: the only activity is live TV on RTL. Now a timer >>> starts recording from RTL 2. Nothing happens, because VDR correctly >>> shares the transponder with live TV. >>> >>> I would understand when VDR switches live TV from the DVB-S2 card to the >>> DVB-S card when it needs to tune a different transponder for a DVB-S2 >>> recording, but since it can do DVB-S recordings from any card, there is >>> no reason to switch live TV for such recordings. >> When recording, VDR tries to preserve devices that provide multiple >> delivery systems: >> >> imp <<= 2; imp |= GetClippedNumProvidedSystems(2, device[i]) - 1; // avoid >> cards which support multiple delivery systems > > Then it would be a good idea to prefer those cards for live view.
But then you would get interrupted if you watch a DVB-S programme and VDR wants to record a DVB-S2 programme ;-) I guess it won't be that long until most VDRs will only contain DVB-S2 cards, and by then this is obsolete, anyway. Klaus _______________________________________________ vdr mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr