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

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 06:27:46 CEST 2007


VDR User wrote:
> On 6/7/07, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Attached is a patch for mplayer plugin which closes file descriptors
>> (except 0, 1, 2) when forking mplayer script.
> 
> I have tried the patch with several attempts now and everything worked
> fine.  The timer was triggered & started recording while the mplayer
> playback was uninterrupted.  No crashes, no problems as far as I can
> tell.
> 
> I'd like to express great thanks that you've taken the time to fix
> this bug as it's been a huge problem for a long time!

Nice to hear that :)

I hadn't previously investigated this further, as I have a multiple-card
system, so I had only experienced minor problems because of this.

-- 
Anssi Hannula




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