[vdr] Picture hangs from time to time, no freeze

Sebastian sebastian_ml at gmx.net
Fri Aug 19 11:03:42 CEST 2005

On Do, Aug 18, 2005 at 09:57:38 +0200, Holger Steinhaus wrote:
> Hi,
> I expierenced exactly the same problems on one of my VDR boxes, since I 
> updated to 1.3.28. Both machines are almost identical (in hard- and 
> software), but the problem occurs only on one of them. One difference 
> between them: the hanging system uses AC3 sound via J2. Another strange 
> coincidence: I've only seen this hang on a channel providing AC3 sound 
> (ZDF, RTL, Pro7 so far). The problem repeats every few minutes, the 
> following log entry seems to be written exactly in the second of the freeze:
> Aug 18 21:51:16 vdrclient1 vdr[5761]: buffer stats: 0 (0%) used


Interesting. But I don't think it's audio related, be it ac3 or spdif,
because it happened on WDR and NDR, too. But maybe it's related to the
message in your syslog.


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