The drivers I am using I downloaded from the media build tree using "git clone
git://linuxtv.org/media_build.git" as suggested on the Linuxtv.org site.
However, these appear to be 'old' drivers as I am still getting 2 frontend
devices created for my card when I load them.
Can anyone suggest how I can get the latest set of Manu Abraham's drivers which
I believe may contain some later patches.
From: vdr-boun...@linuxtv.org [mailto:vdr-boun...@linuxtv.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Wednesday, 18 January 2012 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.23
On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 09:58:16 +1100
"Hawes, Mark" <mark.ha...@au.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> I have tried using my hybrid HVR 4000 card ( DVB-S2 and DVB-T
> frontends on one adapter ) against 1.7.23 and a new set of V4L-DVB
> drivers built on Monday. DVB-S channels work fine. However, any
> attempt to select a DVB-T channel results in "channel not available".
> The Syslog trace during VDR initialisation follows:
> It looks like VDR is not picking up the second frontend on the hybrid
> card as a result of the 'Device or resource busy' result which is due
> to frontend 0 being open on it.
If you are using new dvb driver you should only have 1 frontend which has all
of the delivery systems. The DVBv3 message also looks suspicious.
Can you double check that new drivers are loaded and you have indeed only 1
frontend for that card ? (Not saying that there is not a bug)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vdr-boun...@linuxtv.org [mailto:vdr-boun...@linuxtv.org] On
> Behalf Of Klaus Schmidinger Sent: Monday, 16 January 2012 2:11 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.23
> VDR developer version 1.7.23 is now available at
> A 'diff' against the previous version is available at
> MD5 checksums:
> de136f7be28c4b6f1fa0e2218b4acc11 vdr-1.7.23.tar.bz2
> 2977b75cd8dacad187d11c10b867d56a vdr-1.7.22-1.7.23.diff
> This is a *developer* version. Even though *I* use it in my productive
> environment. I strongly recommend that you only use it under
> controlled conditions and for testing and debugging.
> The changes since version 1.7.22:
> - Removed the '.pl' suffix from svdrpsend.pl (sorry, I missed that
> - Fixed bonding more than two devices.
> - Fixed handling symbolic links in cRecordings::ScanVideoDir()
> (reported by Sundararaj Reel).
> - Fixed a memory leak in cRecordings::ScanVideoDir() in case there are
> too many link levels (reported by Sundararaj Reel).
> - Removed redundant memset() in the ctor of cSatCableNumbers
> (triggered by Ville Skyttä pointing out that the argument sequence in
> the call was wrong).
> - Removed a redundant NULL check in cDvbSpuDecoder::setTime() (thanks
> to Ville Skyttä).
> - Added HasSnr to the DEBUG_SIGNALQUALITY output in
> cDvbTuner::GetSignalQuality() (triggered by Ville Skyttä pointing out
> that the variable HasSnr was unused).
> - Updated the Finnish OSD texts (thanks to Rolf Ahrenberg).
> - Added support for HbbTV to libsi (thanks to Christoph Haubrich).
> - Added support for devices with more than one delivery system per
> frontend. This requires a DVB driver with version 5.5 or higher that
> can handle the DTV_ENUM_DELSYS call. With older drivers it will fall
> back to one delivery system per frontend.
> - Updated the Hungarian language texts (thanks to István Füley).
> - cDvbTuner::ExecuteDiseqc() now makes sure only one tuner sends SCR
> commands at any given time (reported by Frank Neumann).
> - cEvent::FixEpgBugs() now replaces any newline characters in stream
> component descriptions with blanks (thanks to Torsten Lang for
> reporting a problem with EPG data from BSkyB's "MTV MUSIC",
> - Fixed cDvbSubtitleConverter::SetOsdData() (thanks to Rolf
> - Fixed cListBase::Move() in case From and To are equal (reported by
> Sundararaj Reel).
> - Added support for DVB-T2 to libsi (thanks to Rolf Ahrenberg).
> - Added support for handling DVB-T2 transponders. This requires a DVB
> driver with version 5.3 or higher that can handle the DTV_DVBT2_PLP_ID
> call (thanks to Rolf Ahrenberg).
> - Fixed cConfig::Load() for g++ version 4.7.0 (thanks to Ville
> - Fixed a possible memory corruption in cTsToPes::GetPes() in case of
> broken TS packets, e.g. when switching channels.
> - Fixed the SVDRP command CLRE for a single channel in case there are
> events that have a timer (thanks to Timo Eskola).
> - BIDI support now checks at runtime whether the system runs with
> UTF-8 (suggested by Torsten Lang).
> - Added member functions Adapter() and Frontend() to cDvbDevice
> (suggested by Rolf Ahrenberg).
> - The parameters that are only used by "second generation" delivery
> systems (DVB-S2 and DVB-T2) are no longer written into channels.conf
> for "first generation" delivery systems (DVB-S and DVB-T).
> - Changed IndexToHMSF() so that it can handle negative Index values.
> - Added option -N to the msgmerge call in the Makefile, because fuzzy
> translation mostly resulted in useless strings.
> - The new setup option "Replay/Show remaining time" can be used to
> switch between showing the total length or the remaining time of the
> recording that is currently replayed.
> - Fixed wrongfully displaying the length of a recording in the title
> of the replay progress display.
> - Fixed frozen live view with device bonding in case the bonded master
> is used for live viewing (reported by Uwe Scheffler).
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