i'm sorry cirion, but maybe i just understood not everything? comes that to your mind or is linux now a days self-explaining? i'll try my best to get that damn thing running and your style like i'm so clever so you idiot lern to read doesn't really help.
Hehe... READ AGAIN! What I'm trying to say by READ AGAIN! is exactly that. You did not read this thread again did you? I'm going to help you find what I was pointing at...
ok, in conclusion: kernel is too old for s2-api,ok ... therefor also no need in upgrading vdr to 1,7, right? but why then do the s2 api drivers work (with little picture failures) in standard LinuxMCE 0710?
i've read in the wiki about upgrading the kernel. should i give it a try, and when yes, to which version might be the possibly best one?
I'm not shure the Kernel is too old... If you installed S2API, and the newer scan tools Scan and Szap, you can try scanning a new Channels.conf. If that works, there is nothing wrong with the kernel used in 7.10.
What remains the problem, is the lack of support for S2API in VDR and Kaffeine. And Oliver wrote a reply to my post (yes in this thread):
I guess, the biggest problem is that VDR and MythTV for LMCE is the stable releases, and the patches are made for the developer versions...
yes. But the interesting part is, with 0810 you will no longer need a special LinuxMCE VDR version, even though we provide one. Right now you can, after installing the LinuxMCE VDR, go and install any other VDR version you like.
If you want to provide some ready made packages for us to include in the LinuxMCE distribution, we will gladly accept those. Unfortunately, right now, I don't think we have the man power, to go after these patches ourselfs.
What this means is that in LMCE 7.10, if you are not developing a new version of VDR for LinuxMCE you will not be able to get VDR 1.7 running. And by not having the correct VDR version to patch, you will not be able to patch it correctly either. The LMCE 7.10 VDR version is based on the VDR 1.6 stable release, and the developers that made that integration will not use the next version of VDR before it is released as a stable.
The next part gets better.... LMCE 8.10 according to Oliver, will let you use whatever version of VDR you want, probably because the new VDR integration does not use the VDR source itself, but is talking to whatever VDR version is installed.
Now this is why I ask you to either use the Mantis driver for having TV now in LMCE 7.10 or wait for LMCE 8.10 when this might be sorted. You could try using LMCE 8.10, but there is no support for the Alpha version and I'm not having much luck with it yet. I have not yet come to the point where I am trying VDR in 8.10. First I have to sort my resolution problems and figure out how to find my RAID.