[vdr] fbxine started from commands.conf causes high cpu load

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Sat Sep 24 21:28:33 CEST 2005


Joerg Riechardt wrote:

> I want to start fbxine with the remote control.
> In commands.conf I have an entry "start fbxine : at -f /z/ss now" and ss 
> contains #! /bin/sh
> fbxine -V vidixfb -A alsa --stdctl 
> vdr://video/vdr-xine/stream#demux:mpeg_pes
> In keymacros.conf the button of the remote is linked to the line in 
> commands.conf.
> When I start ss from the console everything is fine, but when I start it 
> with the remote, I get very high cpu-load from fbxine.
> Is this a problem of fbxine or of vdr?
> Is there a solution?

One possible explanation: when ss is started via at, stdin seems to be 
connected to /dev/null. So fbxine seems to loop, reading from stdin.

Maybe it helps to add something like "< /dev/tty1" to the fbxine command 
line, to connect it's stdin to console 1.

Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
mailto:rnissl at gmx.de

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