[vdr] How to debug skips & async with vdr?

gimli gimli at dark-green.com
Wed Dec 10 16:15:19 CET 2008


Did you also try the latest v4l-dvb hd drivers if there is a difference ?

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Edgar (gimli) Hucek

> Hi,
>
> since upgrading to the most recent Ubuntu release 8.10 (Intrepid), my FF
> card is having problems. It is async with audio, both for some live TV
> channels and some recordings. It is also skipping while watching live
> TV. (This is not a full diagnosis, but the skipping appears to be
> limited to encrypted channels.) [1]
>
> vdr didn't show this behaviour with the previous setup (based on Hardy
> with default Ubuntu kernel).
>
> However, the logs show nothing. Nothing at all.
>
> So how can I debug this if the system thinks that everything is fine?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Hanno
>
>
>
> Here's the setup:
>
> Athlon X2 CPU
>
> vdr 1.6.0-2 e-tobi binary for Ubuntu [2]
> (e-tobi version number: 1.6.0-8)
>
> Budget DVB-C card used as input,
> with CAM and Kabel Deutschland smartcard,
> using the driver that comes with Ubuntu's default 2.6.27 kernel
>
> FF DVB-C card without CAM, used as input and output,
> using the ttpci driver that comes with Ubuntu's default 2.6.27 kernel
> plus the modified firmware from [3]
>
>
> Links are German:
>
> [1] http://vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=82518
> [2] http://www.hanno.de/blog/category/vdr/
> [3] http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=59746
>
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