[vdr] vdr-xine FF & RW stall
J.Riechardt at gmx.de
Sat Jul 2 23:21:46 CEST 2005
Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> Joerg Riechardt wrote:
>>>> When I use FF (fast forward 1-3x) when playing a recording, VDR stalls.
>>>> Sometimes, after several minutes, it will recover. Most of the time
>>>> just left with a frozen frame.
>>>> The 60-second skip forward or back works fine.
>>>> Any ideas how to diagnose this problem?
>>> No tips from me, but using vdr-1.3.20 and vdr-xine 7.3, i have given
>>> up trying to FF & RR acuratly. I now just use 60 second skip. But I
>>> would *love* to be able to edit my recordings.. I've never been able
>>> to FF/RR as this is my first install..
>> vdr-xine-0.7.2 is the last version, where FF/RR works
>> since 0.7.3 it's broken
> Well, there's changed quite a lot in 0.7.3. Just to make things clear:
> FF = fast forward
> SF = slow forward
> FR = fast reverse (rewind)
> SR = slow reverse (rewind)
> FF, FR and SR as well as moving cutting marks just play I-frames and
> there is a problem in VDR that sends incomplete I-frames to the devices.
> Especially when xine reports bad_frame on its controlling terminal then
> it is likely that the "bug" triggered.
> addresses this issue. A proper solution will be supplied by
> cVideoRepacker but it seems to trigger other problems so it is disabled
> in recent VDR versions. The above patch will then still be necessary to
> edit old recordings properly which have been recorded without
> A known issue is that switching from pause or play to any of the above
> mentioned speeds will cause a delay of several seconds before playback
> at the new speed gets active. This issue is most noticeable on less
> powerful machines like my EPIA MII-6000E which has just a 600 MHz CPU,
> while it is not that much noticeable on my development PC which has a
> Pentium 4 HT processor which runs at 2.8 GHz.
> To let me address your issue properly, would you please explain whether
> one of the above issues is what you experience or if it is a new issue.
The delay (quite long on my Celeron 1300) is from play to FF or FR.
I have the vdr-1.3.24-dvbplayer.patch applied.
So it's the known issue.
Since FF and FR is essential for me, I stayed with 0.7.2.
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