[vdr] Tuning timeouts blocks the other adapter

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Thu Jan 3 14:09:51 CET 2013


Mariusz Bialonczyk <manio at skyboo.net> writes:

> On 11/10/2012 12:12 AM, Mariusz Bialonczyk wrote:
>> Is it possible that it is caused by some global lock or mutexes
>> in VDR?
>
> Hello
> It seems the cause of the problem has been located by Alex Pipelka.
>
> The vdr freezes occurs when obtaining the signal strength/quality
> with functions SignalStrength() and/or SignalQuality()
> and when non-busy adapter has tunining issues
> (frontend x/x timed out while tuning to channel ...).
> It occurs only on multi adapters systems (one adapter is doing
> EIT scan and the other is used, eg for a live-tv).
>
> Guys, any thoughts on this?
> I think it may be even kernel/drivers related issue.
>
> some details in commit discussion:
> https://github.com/pipelka/vdr-plugin-xvdr/commit/d3982714

Hi, 

I'm experiencing a similar issue, i have 3 dvb-s cards.

I'm not using the xvdr plugin, what would be the equivalent workaround
for vdr itself ?

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