[vdr] CAM-Start: Delay?

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Wed Nov 2 00:53:36 CET 2005


Hi,

Wolfgang Goeller wrote:

>> When running with default buffers, do you get the same number of 
>> errors for both cRemux instances (i. e. while a recording is active) 
>> as in the sample you sent recently?
> 
> No I got definitely more - don't know why.
> My Machine is AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2000+ based with 750 MB
> OS is SuSE 9.0
> The only plugin for vdr is remote-plugin.
> My recorder-card is a Hauppauge Nexus
> Recording is done to a software Raid 0 - array of two disks.
> The system resides on a separate disk.
> There is no other disk-activity than just that of the recording.
> On the machine there is as long as recording is done next to no
> activity (neither disk nor anything else).
> My CPU is according to top between 80 and 90% idle during records
> Typically: 15-19% system 0-0.3% user
> Tasks: 77 total,  6 running, 67 sleeping, 5 stopped
> 
> I changed remux.c according to your proposal and started a new
> recording - swiss channel already tuned in from the previous
> recording. It started without any cAudioRepacker-error but
> after 7 Minutes I got the following messages:
> (( BTW: after the recording ended, the messages showed up again))
> (Note the CAM - message!)

Strange is that there are TS continuity errors which typically indicate 
dropped data. But I'm clueless how these could be related to CAM.

@Klaus: do you have any idea?

> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20670]: cAudioRepacker(0xC0): skipped 572 
> bytes while syncing on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20670]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 1468 
> bytes while syncing on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20670]: TS continuity error (8)
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20670]: TS continuity error (2)
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20670]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 1468 
> bytes while syncing on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20670]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 118 
> bytes to sync on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20668]: cAudioRepacker(0xC0): skipped 572 
> bytes while syncing on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20668]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 1468 
> bytes while syncing on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20668]: TS continuity error (8)
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20668]: TS continuity error (2)
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20668]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 1468 
> bytes while syncing on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:06 gorgias vdr[20668]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 118 
> bytes to sync on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:15 gorgias vdr[20650]: CAM: Viaccess, 01, 0500, 0500
> Nov  2 00:07:22 gorgias vdr[20670]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 558 
> bytes to sync on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:22 gorgias vdr[20668]: cAudioRepacker(0xC1): skipped 558 
> bytes to sync on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:22 gorgias vdr[20670]: cAudioRepacker(0xC0): skipped 4 
> bytes to sync on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:07:22 gorgias vdr[20668]: cAudioRepacker(0xC0): skipped 4 
> bytes to sync on next audio frame
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias /USR/SBIN/CRON[20704]: (root) CMD 
> (/usr/local/bin/vcr-kontrolle)
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias vdr[20670]: recording thread ended (pid=20670, 
> tid=213001)
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias vdr[20669]: file writer thread ended (pid=20669, 
> tid=196614)
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias vdr[20646]: cTS2PES got 0 TS errors, 1 TS 
> continuity errors
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias vdr[20646]: cTS2PES got 0 TS errors, 1 TS 
> continuity errors
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias vdr[20646]: buffer stats: 128028 (1%) used
> Nov  2 00:10:00 gorgias vdr[20646]: timer 6 (42 2355-0010 'Testauf2') stop

Bye.
-- 
Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
mailto:rnissl at gmx.de



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