[linux-dvb] multiproto and vlc

Gregor Fuis gujs.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 21:20:10 CEST 2008


On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 11:40 AM, Vladimir Prudnikov <vpr at krastelcom.ru>
wrote:

> That's because vlc is relocking every 10 secs.
>
> Regards,
> Vladimir
>
>
> On Jun 5, 2008, at 1:37 PM, Gregor Fuis wrote:
>
>  Hello
>>
>> I am using the latest multiproto from Manu's repository with KNC1 DVB-S2
>> card. I patched drivers with multiproto-support-old-api.dif patch which
>> enables drivers for older DVB api. When I watch programs with vlc i get
>> a lot of discontinuity error. I was measuring how frequently they are
>> appearing and came to an interesting finding. It looks like they are
>> appearing in every 10 seconds (+- 1 second).
>>
>> But if I use szap to select channel and then open dvr0, the stream is
>> working great and without any errors.
>>
>> szap and vlc are both compiled for old api. VLC is version 0.8.6h on
>> Ubuntu 8.04 compiled by me. If I use latest hg drivers with KNC1 DVB-S
>> card vlc is working without problems.
>>
>> Can somebody help me find where the problem could be in vlc or
>> multiproto drivers when vlc is accessing dvb card directly. Is there any
>> event in drivers or VLC which is occurring every 10 seconds, that it
>> could have some effect on card. Probably it should be something in the
>> drivers, because VLC is working great with hg drivers and dvb-s card.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Gregor
>>
>>
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>
How come that VLC is not causing any problems to DVB-S cards with latest hg
drivers. I don't know VLC code very well, but do you think that I could
disable this retuning every 10 seconds without causing another issues to VLC
DVB handling.

Regards,
Gregor
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