[vdr] ring buffer overflow under high cpu load

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Wed Mar 22 03:11:42 CET 2006


I am using vdr-1.3.44 with xine-0.7.8 and everything works fine under normal
operations.  But, If I start using intensive CPU load applications, such as
"VDRConvert" to create a dvd, vdr starts giving me ring buffer overflow messages.

Mar 21 03:29:43 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 0% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:31:02 sid vdr: [19350] ERROR: 1 ring buffer overflow (177 bytes dropped)
Mar 21 03:30:45 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 70% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:30:46 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 50% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:30:52 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 70% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:30:53 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 60% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:30:59 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 70% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:31:00 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 80% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:31:01 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 90% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:31:02 sid vdr: [19350] buffer usage: 100% (tid=19349)
Mar 21 03:31:03 sid vdr: [19349] clearing transfer buffer to avoid overflows
Mar 21 03:31:31 sid vdr: [19350] ERROR: 2682 ring buffer overflows (504205 bytes
dropped)


Is this a known issue?

Best Regards,



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