[vdr] Interesting freeze

Niko Mikkila nm at phnet.fi
Tue Dec 13 14:55:39 CET 2005


On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 12:52:49 +0200
Jarmo Järvenpää <jjarven at softers.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> 
> An interesting feature has came up with kernel 2.6.14 and hauppauge 
> Nova-T (the older model) and the dxr3.
> 
> If the computer has been down and started again, modules load up, vdr 
> starts and bang -> the computer seems locked up (even the numlock 
> doesn't light).
> 
> This has happened multiple times already (and will happen if there's a 
> power loss).
> 
> 
> I've noticed that if the computer is left on for about 10 minutes, 
> miraculously, everything start working again.
> 
> I've tried to start vdr with a plain 'vdr' command, and still, the 
> computer will freeze (hauppauge drivers and dxr3's kernel modules were 
> previously loaded though).
> 
> 
> Not sure what causes this, but in case somebody stumbles into this, just 
> wait for recovery :-)
> 
> 
> BR,
> Jarmo
> 

Could also be a problem with shared interrupts and an old dxr3 driver.
What version are you using? Post the output of "cat /proc/interrupts".

--
Niko Mikkilä



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