[vdr] Remote xineliboutput crashes when scaling

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Thu Apr 22 19:06:31 CEST 2010


I demand that Sami Sundell may or may not have written...

[snip; output via Matrox G450]
> Everything with 704x576 (and presumably 720x576) resolution works, but
> unfortunately some channels send other resolutions, such as 528x576.

528 I've not seen. 544 I have...

> This results with a simple failure with error message in kern.log:
> vdr-fbfe[5429] general protection ip:af24feb1 sp:ad8c5f90 error:0 in
> xineplug_post_swscale.so[af24f000+4000]

> So, nothing that requires scaling, works.

Hmm? They all require scaling to 768×576 or 1024×576 (if the display mode in
use has square pixels).

> libxine1 pacakge is version 1.1.18.1-1+b2, same goes for libxine1-ffmpeg,
> libavcodec52 is version 5:0.5.1+svn20100411-0.0, libavutil49 4:0.5.1-3,
> libpostproc51 5:0.5.1+svn20100411-0.0.

> Any idea what might cause this kind of behavior?

Install the -dbg package. Get a backtrace. You might also want to print (at
least) local variables.

Or (possibly better) provide a short sample.

Either way, I think that the scaler configuration is also needed.

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