[vdr] xinelibout sxfe freeze
malcolm.caldwell at cdu.edu.au
Thu May 21 01:48:35 CEST 2009
On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 12:23 +0300, Pertti Kosunen wrote:
> Malcolm Caldwell wrote:
> > Is sxfe freezing a known issue? Any fix?
> It freezes eventually with every software combination i have used (very
> infrequently at best).
I used softdevice for years and honestly do not think freezing was a
> Workaround is to kill frontend with remote and irexec. I run frontend in
> loop, so it starts again in 2 sec.
I have setup a key on the physical keyboard to do such.
Thanks for pointing out that I can check the return values, that could
One thing that I notice is that when vdr-sxfe freezes I can no longer do
a svdrp GRAB. So, perhaps a cron job can be setup to try a grab, and if
that fails restart vdr-sxfe. Or, xineliboutput could implement a PING
command. A hack, yes, but it still might be better than frozen video!
> remote = origen
> button = Record
> prog = irexec
> repeat = 0
> config = killall -9 vdr-sxfe
> while true; do
> vdr-sxfe --options..
> if test $? -eq 0 -o $? -eq 2; then
> /bin/sleep 2
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