[vdr] Softdevice crashes on channels that are not Stereo

Stefan Lucke stefan at lucke.in-berlin.de
Thu Jan 5 21:00:05 CET 2006


On Donnerstag, 5. Januar 2006 03:17, Dave wrote:
> I have this new error after changing motherboards in a VDR box.

Which motherboard do you use ?
Whats your ALSA version ?

> 
> Jan  4 20:03:59 vdr vdr[6909]: setting audio track to 1 (0)
> Jan  4 20:03:59 vdr vdr[6912]: [softdevice-audio] samplerate: 48000Hz, channels: #1
> Jan  4 20:03:59 vdr vdr[6912]: [softdevice-audio] Channels count non available FATAL exiting
> Jan  4 20:04:00 vdr vdr[6516]: DFB remote control thread ended (pid=6516)
> 
> .
> Any time I tune to a "mono" channel, VDR Softdevice crashes, whenever Channels: #1
> 
> I Only changed the motherboard, nothing in VDR, so I suspect some sound misconfiguration.
> I just have no idea what?

Which alsa device name did you specify upon startup ?
( .. -ao alsa:pcm=DEVICE_NAME .. )

Alsa device names in use are reported at startup via syslog:
Jan  5 20:58:06 jarada vdr[3865]: [softdevice-audio] Opening alsa device default
Jan  5 20:58:06 jarada vdr[3865]: [softdevice-audio] Using alsa AC3 device hw:0,1

> 
> Vdr 1.3.37
> Softdevice CVS fairly recent

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Stefan Lucke




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