[vdr] VDR timer + mplayer = VDR crash. Please fix!

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 03:43:29 CEST 2007


On 6/6/07, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at gmail.com> wrote:
> VDR User wrote:
> > If a timer is triggered while the mplayer plugin is in use, VDR
> > crashes.  This has happened to me about a zillion times now and I'm
> > hoping somebody will fix this!  You can use the mplayer plugin after a
> > timer is started no problem.  Correct me if I'm wrong but mplayer
> > should never have to take control of the tuner in the first place
> > since it's not required to play a media file.
> >
> > Free booze to anyone who can fix this incredibly annoying problem once
> > and for all!!
>
> This could be related to the fact that when mplayer-plugin forks mplayer
> from vdr, the /dev/dvb/adapter* file descriptors are copied as well and
> are not closed.

Thanks for such a quick reply Anssi!  Is that an easy thing to fix?



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