[vdr] random freezes when using multiple vdr instances

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri May 2 15:27:12 CEST 2008


On 05/02/08 09:54, Matthias Kortstiege wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger schrieb:
>> On 04/30/08 09:24, Matthias Kortstiege wrote:
>>   
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> since the upgrade to VDR version 1.6.0 the entire system will randomly 
>>> freeze when using multiple instances of VDR. This issue could be 
>>> reproduced by using the commandline switch -D to specify the DVB devices.
>>>
>>> Unfortunately there are no logs which could identify the problem .. it 
>>> only freezes.
>>>
>>> Example:
>>> * vdr = "-D 0 -D 1"
>>> * vdrdevel = "-D 2 -D 3"
>>>
>>> I am running the very latest version from e-tobi (multipatch). vdrdevel 
>>> is the same version as vdr, but repacked by using the buildpackage 
>>> option SPECIAL_VDR_SUFFIX=devel. Using the older 1.5.13 setup with the 
>>> same hardware (4x cinergy c ~ mantis) is working like charm.
>>>     
>> Does this mean that version 1.5.13 worked, but 1.5.14 doesn't?
>>
>> Klaus
>>   
> Did not tested it with other versions. I've updated from 1.5.13 to 1.6.0.
> Could this be an issue of the mantis dvb modules (jusst.de/hg/mantis) 
> and ca changes made to vdr in version 1.6.0 ?

In order to further track down the problem, please verify that version
1.5.13 works, and then try 1.5.14, 1.5.15 etc., until you find a version
that doesn't work. Do all tests with exactly the same driver, so that
a driver problem can be ruled out.

Klaus



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