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Recording Service - Two Channels, same multiplex


godmanchester

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Any pointers to what I've configured wrong with recording service.

 

The problem - With DVBViewer running on its own and no Recording Service installed, I can record two channels of the same UK Freeview Multiplex.

 

Once I've installed the Recording Service, the ability to record two channels from one Multiplex fails. From what I can see from the log file, its reporting 'No Hardware'

 

I have one PCTV 291e HD USB dongle.

 

Am I missing a setting in the Recorder config that enables two channel recording from the same MUX?

 

Any pointers appreciated! Log files for pre recorder install and post recorder install attached.

support_postRecordInstall.zip

support_preRecordInstall.zip

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It's a known bug in Recording Service 1.33.2 caused by a faulty device detection. It only affects certain (EMPIA based) DVB-T devices.

 

You can fix it by stopping the RS, deleting the line

 

    <entry name="LowBandWidth">1</entry>

 

in the file svchardware.xml (see configuration folder, config sub-directory) and re-starting the RS.

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