[vdr] Image display during mp3 replay / DeviceStillPicture

Stefan Huelswitt s.huelswitt at gmx.de
Sun Oct 2 11:47:47 CEST 2005

On 02 Oct 2005 Lars von Wedel <vonwedel at web.de> wrote:

>              if( the_setup.UseDeviceStillPicture )
>                 {
>                   sleep(1);
>                   DeviceStillPicture( buffer, sp.size );
>                 }
> In its original environment, the code is fine as the fragment above is 
> executed before music replay starts. Removing the sleep statement makes 
> the whole thing crash.
> Any ideas, how I can display alternating background images while 
> replaying music?

For me it seems that one have to wait until the device audio
buffer is empty or the firmware will freeze.

>From my experience it's enough to wait for usleep(80000) to
prevent a crash (see mp3 plugin code).


Stefan Huelswitt
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