[vdr] Recent breakage of DVB subtitles with dxr3

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Tue Mar 27 21:49:25 CEST 2012


On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 09:18:54PM +0300, Mika Iisakkila wrote:
> Quick data points with Finnish YLE DVB subtitles, using a dxr3:
>
> 1.7.22: everything works
> (never tried versions between here, because I was stuck with a 2.6 kernel
> back then)
> 1.7.25: subtitles are almost black and thus illegible
> 1.7.26: same thing
> 1.7.27: colours OK, but during live programming, maybe one of every 20
> subtitles shows at all, and are about half the correct size. Same thing
> when viewing recordings made with this version - when I replay old
> recordings, all subtitles seem to get displayed.
>
> vdr-dxr3-plugin version 0.2.13 from here:
> http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/plg-dxr3/files
>
> em8300 drivers from here (cloned on March 17th, I think):
> hg clone http://dxr3.hg.sourceforge.net:8000/hgroot/dxr3/em8300 dxr3
>
> System Ubuntu Oneiric, kernel 3.0.0-17 from Ubuntu sources (but
> recompiled by myself, because those nice folks at Ubuntu had to turn
> OSS support off in the kernel, preventing the em8300 drivers from
> working)
>

I remember using alsa with em8300 already years ago? Was I dreaming? :)

-- Pasi




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