[vdr] UPC vienna - several dropouts

Marco Skambraks marco at ammec.de
Wed Mar 1 17:52:44 CET 2006

On Wed, 1 Mar 2006, Gerhard Steiner wrote:

> Hello Marco,
> Some time ago I had to changed to kernel 2.6.x with the new driver, since
> then my digital VDR is unuseable because of dropouts.
> So I bought a PVR150 and everything is fine now.
> I - personally - believe, that there is a software problem within the new
> driver, since with the drivers for 2.4.x it work perfectly.
do you really think it's a driver problem?
or did UPC change anything in the cable-net?
> Unfortunately I am not able to find this problem and I was not able to find
> someone, who could solve this (or help me).
I know that UPC does not transfer EPG and I also know
that they do something with mac-addresses

so, it looks like that nobody in vienna can use a harddisc-recorder at all
only the UPC motorola box is able to receive the signal correctly

UPC is a strange company :-(

> Best regards
> Gerhard

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