[vdr] VDR-1.5.10 and VDR-1.5.11 recording channel with subtitle

Dave P vdr at pickles.me.uk
Mon Nov 5 17:36:23 CET 2007


On Sunday 04 Nov 2007, NIVAL Michaël wrote:
> Hi,
>
> When I record channel with subtitle, VDR brutally restart.
>
> Here is the content of the syslog, just before restarting :
>
> Nov  4 20:59:42 vdrbox vdr: [7700] buffer usage: 70% (tid=7706)
> Nov  4 20:59:43 vdrbox vdr: [7700] buffer usage: 80% (tid=7706)
> Nov  4 20:59:44 vdrbox vdr: [7700] buffer usage: 90% (tid=7706)
> Nov  4 20:59:45 vdrbox vdr: [7700] buffer usage: 100% (tid=7706)
> Nov  4 20:59:45 vdrbox vdr: [7700] ERROR: 1 ring buffer overflow (65
> bytes dropped)
> Nov  4 20:59:51 vdrbox vdr: [7700] ERROR: 18184 ring buffer overflows
> (3418592 bytes dropped)
> Nov  4 20:59:57 vdrbox vdr: [7700] ERROR: 19567 ring buffer overflows
> (3678596 bytes dropped)
> Nov  4 21:00:03 vdrbox vdr: [7700] ERROR: 19802 ring buffer overflows
> (3722776 bytes dropped)
> Nov  4 21:00:07 vdrbox vdr: [7705] ERROR: video data stream broken
> Nov  4 21:00:07 vdrbox vdr: [7705] initiating emergency exit
> Nov  4 21:00:07 vdrbox vdr: [7423] emergency exit requested - shutting
> down

I see exactly the same problem, but only when using my old Hauppauge Nova-T 
card. The newer Twinhan one doesn't generate these messages.

Also the problem only seems to occur when recording, not when watching live 
TV.

Dave



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