[vdr] HDTV w/ FF card

gfiala at s.netic.de gfiala at s.netic.de
Thu Apr 21 13:10:57 CEST 2005


Zitat von "Dr. Werner Fink" <werner at suse.de>: 
 
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 09:19:15AM +0200, gfiala at s.netic.de wrote: 
> >   
> > Instead:  
> > How's the chance the firmware is being fixed not to crash but to 
gracefully 
>  
> > ignore data it can't handle? Some configurable plausibility checks on 
> header  
> > data would certainly do (This would obviously also help on the subject off 
> ARM  
> > crashes upon loss of signal or garbage received)  
>  
> Does not work due to the fact that the firmware uses 
> the onboard PROM and is build with help of a binary 
> only library ... even the firmware hackers do not 
> know much what is in the library and on the PROM. 
 
OS on closed binary on top of closed binary? 
Hope someone responsible does see an advantage in fixing it. 
Or is there some new FF-hardware in sight that may be better fitted for the 
job? 
 



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