[vdr] mp3 plugin : image corruption]

Stefan Huelswitt s.huelswitt at gmx.de
Sun Nov 13 22:00:13 CET 2005

On 13 Nov 2005 Reinhard Nissl <rnissl at gmx.de> wrote:

> Simon Baxter wrote:
>> Very Best Of Supertramp/cover.jpg.mpg
>> mad: lost sync 03334449 00000000 ID3^C
>> mad: skipping over ID3 tag
> I too get the lost sync message, but the images still appear perfectly. 
> Strange is that I don't get this message for any mp3 file from my 
> brother's library. I know that there are several versions for mp3 tags, 
> so either libmad doesn't understand the version your software creates or 
> your software simply does it wrong. But I'm no mp3 expert ;-)

The "lost sync" message means that the mp3 decoder has detected
something in the stream, which can't be decoded.
This can be a ID3 tag but some other garbage too.
The next message "skipping over ID3 tag" means that a ID3 tag was

The messages are not related to the image processing in any way.

You don't have to worry about these messages unless you get tons
of header/decode errors after a lost sync.


Stefan Huelswitt
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