[vdr] Re-tuning

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Sat Mar 11 14:05:04 CET 2006


Vilppa ..--.. wrote:

> Problem: Sometimes when VDR starts I don't get a picture to the TV. 
> Tuning fails and I get this to /var/log/messages:
> [2315] frontend 0 timed out while tuning to channel 3, tp 658
> I do get a picture when switching channels back and forth but that's no 
> good when I'm not watching TV. My recordings fail because of this.
> When I searched the web, I found this:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2005-December/006511.html
> and this:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2005-December/006589.html
> In the first link when tuning fails VDR retunes right away. Second link 
> says that re-tuning has been removed for setups other than diseqc. I 
> have a DVB-T card and it used to work fine before with previous VDR 
> versions. I've had the black screen problem with vdr-1.3.42 & .44
> If the problem really is that retuning has been removed, please bring it 
> back.

This was true for my retuning patches for VDR-1.3.37. Since VDR-1.3.38 
retuning is integrated into VDR and applies for DVB-S/C/T (see 
dvbdevice.c, cDvbTuner::SetFrontend() & cDvbTuner::Action()).

Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
mailto:rnissl at gmx.de

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