[vdr] vdr-1.7.15 problem with TV

Timothy D. Lenz tlenz at vorgon.com
Sat Jul 31 19:21:20 CEST 2010


Need to confirm the tuner is still working also. When my dual tuner card 
died, the drivers still loaded but vdr couldn't access the tuners.

On 7/30/2010 11:12 PM, VDR User wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 10:38 PM, Simon Baxter<linuxtv at nzbaxters.com>  wrote:
>> This is all very fascinating, but can anyone offer a suggestion to how I can
>> debug my 3 seconds of live TV problem?
>>
>>>> When I switch to any live SD channel, I only get 3 seconds of audio/video
>>>> and then then "channel not available".  A few seconds later the picture
>>>> comes back, for another 3 seconds, then unavailable.
>>>>
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:46 localhost vdr: [2499] switching to channel 1
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:46 localhost vdr: [2532] receiver on device 1 thread started
>>>> (pid=2499, tid=2532)
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:46 localhost vdr: [2533] TS buffer on device 1 thread
>>>> started
>>>> (pid=2499, tid=2533)
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:48 localhost vdr: [2532] cVideoRepacker: switching to
>>>> MPEG1/2
>>>> mode
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:48 localhost vdr: [2532] cVideoRepacker: operating in
>>>> MPEG1/2
>>>> mode
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:50 localhost vdr: [2533] TS buffer on device 1 thread ended
>>>> (pid=2499, tid=2533)
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:50 localhost vdr: [2532] buffer stats: 201536 (9%) used
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:50 localhost vdr: [2532] receiver on device 1 thread ended
>>>> (pid=2499, tid=2532)
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:57 localhost vdr: [2499] switching to channel 1
>>>> Jul 25 10:39:57 localhost vdr: [2499] info: Channel not available!
>
> Not enough information.  Assuming channel 1 is a real channel for you,
> check your xine log and cam log also.  Usually "Channel not available"
> seems to mean the cam can't decrypt the channel or the tuner is in use
> already (such as a timer is active on another channel).
>
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