[vdr] PCR pid

André Weidemann Andre.Weidemann at web.de
Sun Jan 24 17:24:58 CET 2010

Hi Klaus,

On 24.01.2010 16:28, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 11.01.2010 06:19, VDR User wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 12:30 AM, Giampaolo Sica<gpsica at tin.it>  wrote:
>>> My Samsung linux based TV set (http://samygo.sourceforge.net/) won't play
>>> .TS without PCR (both h.264 and mpeg2).
>>> Windows media player in windows 7 can play mpeg2 and H.264 .TS only with PCR
>>> pid.
>>> I haven't tried any other player.
>> I would say your problem should be addressed within your hacked tv
>> firmware.  However, if there is a real need for PCR then I'm sure
>> Klaus will consider it.
> In an attempt to debug this I just made some recordings from channels
> with VPID==PPID and VPID!=PPID, namely
> RTL Television,RTL;RTL World:12187:hC34M2O0S0:S19.2E:27500:163=2:104=deu;106=deu:105:0:12003:1:1089:0
> BVN;CANALDIGITAAL:12574:hC56M2O0S0:S19.2E:22000:515+8190=2:96=dut:36:0:5025:53:1109:0
> Both recordings were replayed without problems using the Windows Media Player
> on Windows XP. It didn't even make a difference whether the PCR pid in the
> PMT was set to an actual value or to 0x1FFF.
> I was under the impression that the WMP was one of those players
> that have problems if there is no PCR, but apparently it plays just fine...

Could you please do a quick test with VLC 1.0.3 under Windows? I cannot 
replay any recordings made from AnixeHD recorded with vdr-1.7.11. Upon 
replay I only get a still picture of the first recorded frame.


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