[vdr] Recording two programmes with identical details

brian Brian_Dorling at t-online.de
Sat Mar 31 20:28:56 CEST 2012

On 03/31/2012 06:18 PM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> On 31.03.2012 17:16, brian wrote:
>> On 03/31/2012 04:24 PM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>>> On 31.03.2012 15:07, Tony Houghton wrote:
>>>> Say I tried to record the same programme twice, once from DVB-T and 
>>>> once
>>>> from DVB-S, can VDR manage that? As they have different ids they 
>>>> should
>>>> appear as unrelated to one part of VDR, but as they have the same 
>>>> titles
>>>> and times it might want to make the same filenames for both of them 
>>>> and
>>>> clash. Or is that what the last digit just before the .rec part of the
>>>> directory name is for?
>>> The last number in a recording's directory name is the VDR instance 
>>> (which
>>> is 0 by default and can be used in case several VDR instances use 
>>> the same
>>> video directory). The second number from the right is the channel 
>>> number.
>>> This allows recording otherwise identical timers.
>>>> How would I be able to tell which is which in the
>>>> OSD etc? Would they be ordered by adapter number?
>>> I'm afraid there is no way to see this in the OSD.
>>> Klaus
>> I'm pretty sure that I have had identical recording names, just one 
>> was visible in the OSD.
>> Deleted that one and, the other one automagically appeared in the OSD 
>> after it was updated.
>> VDR worked perfectly.
> Which version of VDR are you using?
> The channel number as part of the recording directory name
> was introduced in version 1.7.3.
> Klaus
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