[vdr] ATSC scanning support request

Timothy D. Lenz tlenz at vorgon.com
Mon Sep 10 21:59:34 CEST 2012


I build from the hg source.

On 9/10/2012 9:20 AM, Dominic Evans wrote:
> Hi Timothy,
>
> On 29 August 2012 22:01, Timothy D. Lenz <tlenz at vorgon.com> wrote:
>> Just did a crash to grab what is in the logs:
>>
>> /var/log/
>> syslog:
>> Aug 29 13:57:01 x64VDR vdr: [9106] ATSC Scanner thread started (pid=20976,
>> tid=9106)
>> Aug 29 13:57:01 x64VDR kernel: ATSC Scanner[9106]: segfault at 7f9ca8000108
>> ip 00007f9ca8000108 sp 00007f9c9dc9cbc8 error 15
>>
>> messages:
>> Aug 29 13:57:01 x64VDR kernel: ATSC Scanner[9106]: segfault at 7f9ca8000108
>> ip 00007f9ca8000108 sp 00007f9c9dc9cbc8 error 15
>>
>> kern.log
>> Aug 29 13:57:01 x64VDR kernel: ATSC Scanner[9106]: segfault at 7f9ca8000108
>> ip 00007f9ca8000108 sp 00007f9c9dc9cbc8 error 15
>>
>> On the tv it just locks up. have to restart vdr
>
> There's not really much to see from this, apart from showing us that
> it is the ATSC Scanner code itself causing the segfault :)
>
> You'll need to recompile the plugin yourself to preserve debug symbols
> (any debian packaged version will likely be stripped of symbols) and
> then copy it into /var/lib/vdr/plugins (or wherever your vdr is
> configured to store plugins)
>
> Then you'll need to make sure core files are generated, e.g., by
> adding `ulimit -c unlimited` before the call to /usr/bin/vdr in
> /usr/sbin/runvdr (again assuming you're using debian packages).
>
> Then you should get core files generated if a segfault occurs.
>
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