schduled recording not started if watching other channel (1 Viewer)

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    MediaPortal SCN: 14-04-2006

    a scheduled recording is not started if you are watching a different channel.

    Test1: floppydtv

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. 20:35 Schedule a recording on N24 (starts 21:00)
    2. tune a differnet channel Pro7 (now its 20:40)
    3. 20:55 MediaPortal not switching channel, not recording also the pop up message "recording is about to start" does not occur.
      but the EPG displayed EPG info changed to SAT1
      error.log said:
      14.04.2006 20:56:45 DVBGraph:FAILED cannot add StreamBufferSink:4022D
      14.04.2006 20:56:45 DVBGraph:Unable to create sinksource()
      same in MediaPortal.log when it tries to switch to SAT1 to start recording.
    4. switch the channel to Sat1
      MediaPortal dissables TV, rec displayed but NO file is created -> not recording
    5. impossible to activate TV
     

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    2nd test: Skystar2

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. 11:40 Schedule a recording on SAT1 (starts 12:00)
    2. tune a differnet channel N24 (now its 11:42)
    3. 11:55 MediaPortal not switching channel, not recording also the pop up message "recording is about to start" does not occur.
      but the EPG displayed EPG info changed to SAT1
      View attachment 424
      error.log said:
      14.04.2006 11:55:29 DVBGraph:FAILED cannot add StreamBufferSink:4022D
      14.04.2006 11:55:29 DVBGraph:Unable to create sinksource()
      same in MediaPortal.log when it tries to switch to SAT1 to start recording.
    4. switch the channel to Pro7
    5. MediaPortal dissables TV, stil not recording
    6. impossible to activate TV
     

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    Hi,

    I cannot duplicate this with my dual-tuner PVR500MCE. This is what I did:

    - Start a recording from channel A on card1
    - Start viewing channel B (on card2)
    - Schedule a recording for channel C

    While viewing channel B: as soon as the recording of channel C needs to take place, live TV gets switched to channel C in order to record it. So, all is fine. Even, just before the recording starts the popup notification is shown. Note that (afaik) this is only shown when in fullscreen TV for about 10 seconds.

    Kind regards,
    Michel
     

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    Cannot duplicate this with my setup, followed the steps & everything works here as it should. Could it be a DVB issue?

    Regards
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    ronilse said:
    Could it be a DVB issue?
    I don't think it is a DVB issue - I tried to reproduce this problem and was unable to.

    I have 2 DVB-T cards, and this is what I did:-

    1. Started watching channel 9
    2. Started a recording on channel 2 (until manual stop)
    3. scheduled a recording on channel ABC2 - to start in 6 minutes time.
    4. At the scheduled time, MP changed what I was viewing from channel 9 to ABC2, and commenced the second recording.

    It all works fine for me.....:)

    Maybe it is unique to DVB-S, and only if you have 1 TV card...:confused:
     

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    Taipan said:
    Maybe it is unique to DVB-S, and only if you have 1 TV card...:confused:
    this issue is weird.
    originally it was reported on the german forum ::here::

    koschel confirmed it yesterday on IRC with the Hauppauge Nova-S

    and here it happens with floppydtv dvb-s and Skystar2.
     

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    MediaPortal SVN: 17-04-2006

    To make sure that this is not the side effect of a messed WinXP or MediaPortal installation i have done a clean Windows installation and installed the latest drivers for the whole hardware.

    the issue stays.

    1. MediaPortal is not showing the pop up notification that a scheduled recording is about to start (not in fullscreen TV, not in MyTV homescreen)
    2. MediaPortal is not switching to the channel that must be recorded
    3. MediaPortal is not recording
    4. MediaPortal disables TV is you try to switch the channel when the recording should already have started
    5. is impossible to turn TV back on if MediaPortal dissables it when switching the channel
     

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