[vdr] xineliboutput sxfe / xxmc / via / EPIA ML6000 : great !

Frank Schmirler vdr at schmirler.de
Tue Nov 25 11:26:13 CET 2008


On Mon, 24 Nov 2008 21:41:54 +0100, Nicolas Huillard wrote
> Alex Betis a écrit :
> > On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 3:24 PM, Nicolas Huillard > > Guys,
> > How about putting the system in suspend mode instead of powering it off and
> > on again? Should take few seconds.
> 
> Suspend to RAM as always been a pain in my various trials, but this 
> is a much simpler goal than a complete laptop. Virtually no device 
> to take down/bring up on a pure streamdev client. NFS handles must 
> just survive the long delay, but it should be OK.

7 seconds until I get a picture on my EPIA 6000. And this is still pretty
long, as I need to upload DXR3 firmware first, then start VDR.

> This also works around an annoying bug in the (non-upgraded) EPIA 
> BIOS: the PXE LAN boot does not always initialize the network 
> interface after a shutdown. One have to unplug power to boot 
> correctly next time...

Current via-rhine drivers have a module option to fix this: via-rhine.avoid_D3=1
For older kernes there's a patch: http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/9/17/242

Frank



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