[vdr] VDR 1.7.0 + xine plugin 0.8.2 - several issues

Igor goga777 at bk.ru
Mon Apr 28 08:05:33 CEST 2008


> > But if I disconnect from the card the antenna I will have this problem
> [snip]
> > let's see in the xine output
> [snip]
> > video_out: throwing away image with pts 96108366 because it's too old (diff : 434402).
> > video_out: throwing away image with pts 96111366 because it's too old (diff : 431402).

 
> When you disconnect the antenna cable for a certain amount of 
> time, there will be a gap in presentation time stamps (PTS). This 
> will cause xine to jump over the gap with the result that the 
> previously established buffer will run empty immediately. Any 
> further received images will therefore arrive to late at xine and 
> cause the above messages.

today I disconnected the antenna cable again and didn't discover this problem (I don't know why)

Apr 28 09:54:29 localhost vdr: [6060] switching to channel 2
Apr 28 09:54:29 localhost vdr: [6060] buffer stats: 0 (0%) used
Apr 28 09:54:29 localhost vdr: [6126] transfer thread started (pid=6060, tid=6126)
Apr 28 09:54:29 localhost kernel: dvb_frontend_ioctl: FESTATE_RETUNE: fepriv->state=2
Apr 28 09:54:30 localhost vdr: [6124] TS buffer on device 1 thread ended (pid=6060, tid=6124)
Apr 28 09:54:30 localhost vdr: [6123] buffer stats: 0 (0%) used
Apr 28 09:54:30 localhost vdr: [6123] receiver on device 1 thread ended (pid=6060, tid=6123)
Apr 28 09:54:30 localhost vdr: [6127] receiver on device 1 thread started (pid=6060, tid=6127)
Apr 28 09:54:30 localhost vdr: [6128] TS buffer on device 1 thread started (pid=6060, tid=6128)
Apr 28 09:54:40 localhost vdr: [6064] frontend 0 timed out while tuning to channel 2, tp 111953
Apr 28 09:54:40 localhost kernel: dvb_frontend_ioctl: FESTATE_RETUNE: fepriv->state=2
Apr 28 09:55:11 localhost last message repeated 3 times
Apr 28 09:55:32 localhost last message repeated 2 times
Apr 28 09:55:42 localhost vdr: [6064] frontend 0 timed out while tuning to channel 2, tp 111953
Apr 28 09:55:42 localhost kernel: dvb_frontend_ioctl: FESTATE_RETUNE: fepriv->state=2
Apr 28 09:56:13 localhost last message repeated 3 times
Apr 28 09:56:34 localhost last message repeated 2 times
Apr 28 09:56:45 localhost vdr: [6064] frontend 0 timed out while tuning to channel 2, tp 111953
Apr 28 09:56:45 localhost kernel: dvb_frontend_ioctl: FESTATE_RETUNE: fepriv->state=2

> Maybe I can find a solution for vdr-xine to detect this issue and 
> reestablish a suitable buffer in this case.

fine :)

Igor




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