[vdr] Crash while reading channels.conf

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sun Dec 30 19:01:45 CET 2007


On Friday 07 December 2007, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I've started experiencing some weird crashes right after my VDR box boots.
> The crash occurs when reading channels.conf, but not on every reboot.  VDR
> starts up automatically, and if it starts crashing while reading
> channels.conf, no restarts appear to work, another reboot is needed.  On
> the next reboot, channels.conf is unchanged but the crash may no longer
> occur.
>
> This is on Fedora 8 i386, VDR 1.4.7 with a bunch of patches and plugins.
> There's only one patch affecting channels.c but I don't see how it could
> have anything to do with the crash.
>
> Backtrace attached; line 752 in my channels.c is
>      while ((q = strtok_r(p, ",", &strtok_next)) != NULL) {
> (the one for the apids loop)

I'm pretty certain this was triggered by a hardware problem in my box, after 
making some changes I haven't seen it in a while.



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