[vdr] [PATCH] time warp

Sergei Haller Sergei.Haller at math.uni-giessen.de
Sun Jun 19 12:24:07 CEST 2005


On Sun, 19 Jun 2005, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

> Birgit & Andreas Böttger wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I use the nice "set system time" feature of vdr.
> > But sometimes vdr seems to read gabage time from DVB,
> 
> Isn't all that data protected by CRC32 checksums?
> How could "garbage" get in there?
> 
> Maybe somebody should try to find out why that "garbage"
> is produced in the first place...
> 
> > jumps through the time and miss out timers.
> > To avoid souch time warping, I use the assumption,
> > that garbage values never be the same twice:

I posted a patch for avoiding time jumps about two years ago, which I just 
reposted a minute ago.

It uses adjtime instead of stime.

I don't know if much has changed in VDR at this place in the last two 
years, but I guess that the basic idea is still the same.


        Sergei
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