[vdr] video data stream broken - again - (Privat)

christian jacobsen Christian.Jacobsen at stage-entertainment.de
Mon Sep 12 08:18:44 CEST 2005


Hallo Reinhard,

> christian jacobsen wrote:
> 
> > 2620 - since 29. Aug. - with vdr-1.3.30 + 29
> > 
> > Here a list of the DVD drivers I used, I allways started 
> using them on
> > the Day that I downloaded them :
> > Up till vdr-1.3.17 - dvb-kernel-20041221
> > vdr-1.3.19 - dvb-kernel-20050118
> > vdr-1.3.23 - dvb-cvs-kernel-20050324)
> > vdr-1.3.25 - dvb-kernel-20050617
> > vdr-1.3.27 (20. June) - back to dvb-kernel-20050324 (more stable)
> > vdr-1.3.29 - dvb-kernel-20050826 (together with FW 2620)
> > 
> > So if I see this right it comes down to that it probably is 
> caused by
> > the New Firmware or maybe something that was changed in VDR 
> >= 1.3.25 ?
> 
> cVideoRepacker was introduced. But it was wrong to reset it's scanner 
> and drop any buffered data when it discovered a system start 
> code. This 
> resulted in putting incomplete PES packets into result buffer 
> and later, 
> it was possible that cRemux::Get() couldn't return any 
> remaining data of 
> result buffer. The result was that the receiver's ringbuffer 
> filled up 
> and caused an overflow as the recording thread could no longer feed 
> cRemux due to the almost full result buffer. And finally, the 
> recording 
> thread caused an emergency exit as it didn't see any further 
> data for 30 
> seconds.
> 
> Since VDR-1.3.25 there have been many fixes and improvements. The 
> attached files will soon be released in VDR-1.3.32.

OK, I will try VDR-1.3.32 and see if it has been fixed.

> A further change happend in VDR-1.3.31: waiting for the tuner to get 
> locked on the signal before attaching the receiver was 
> removed. Several 
> versions ago, this waiting was introduced to fix the VDSB 
> error. But it 
> was removed now as no driver should need this waiting besides 
> it is buggy.

Driver ist quite new 26.08.2005 so that shpuld be no problem. 
Otherwise if I get trouble again with VDR 1.3.32 I can try the attached
Versions - with what VDR versions would they work ?


Thanks for looking into this :)

Greetings
Christian Jacobsen



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