[vdr] vdr-1.3.28: hangs while recording?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Aug 9 08:26:23 CEST 2005


Udo Richter wrote:
> Hi list,
> 
> After updating to 1.3.28 yesterday, I'm seeing strange VDR hangs today. 
> Same machine, same plugins and patches worked flawlessly on 1.3.27 before.
> 
> There were recordings running, and I was going through menus that time, 
> when VDR suddenly did not respond to key presses any more. VDR died 
> because of watchdog, but required an additional kill -9 to be stopped 
> and re-started. As another hint, that time VDR was running with >50% CPU 
> load.
> 
> Next time this happens, I hope I can do some more analysis.
> 
> Any one else having problems?
> _____________________________
> 
> Incident 1:
> One recording running on secondary device.
> 22:18:52 vdr[948]: deleting timer 16 (6 2010-2225 'Filme~Enigma - Das 
> Geheimnis')
> 
> 22:18:59 vdr[948]: switching to channel 8
> 22:20:40 vdr[1354]: connect from 192.168.73.1, port 2075 - accepted
> 22:20:43 vdr[948]: PANIC: watchdog timer expired - exiting!
> 22:22:36 vdr[1526]: VDR version 1.3.28 started
> 
> The 'connect' is my attempt to connect via control-plugin, but 
> control-plugin was frozen same as the remote.
> The recording continued (file time) until 22:22:26.
> 
> 
> Incident 2:
> Two recordings running, one on primary, one on secondary. Transfer mode 
> streams another channel from secondary to primary device.
> 
> 23:12:46 vdr[1526]: switching to channel 173
> 23:12:51 vdr[1526]: switching to channel 7
> 23:12:52 vdr[1657]: cDolbyRepacker: skipped 576 bytes to sync on next 
> AC3 frame
> 23:14:25 vdr[1526]: PANIC: watchdog timer expired - exiting!
> 23:17:17 vdr[1714]: VDR version 1.3.28 started
> 
> The recordings continued until 23:17:03 and 23:17:12.

Is this an NPTL system?
Does it also happen with plain vanilla VDR?

Klaus




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