[vdr] VDR keeps restarting.

Simon Baxter linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Sun Nov 26 22:11:43 CET 2006

What command line are you starting vdr with?
try adding '-l 3' to the command line

There should be some messages in /var/log/messages, and also in the shell 
screen where VDR was started.

I'd recommend building from sources and setting the recordings directory in 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Krist van Besien" <krist.vanbesien at gmail.com>
To: <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2006 3:37 AM
Subject: [vdr] VDR keeps restarting.

> Hello,
> I've installed VDR on an ubuntu box, uding the ubuntu packages. (I
> plan to build one from sources though). This gives me VDR version
> 1.4.0
> First I started VDR with the option to use a NFS mount as the place to
> store its recordings. VDR worked, and I could watch FTA channels.
> Recording didn't work wel though, and I suspected that the NFS was to
> slow, so I changed the video dir to a local one.
> After that change VDR won't start anymore. runvdr keeps restarting vdr
> after 11 seconds, and I have absolutely no idea why. There is no
> information in any logfile whatsoever that gives any hints as to what
> might have been going on.
> - Hence my questions: Is it possible to get VDR to be more verbose in
> its logging?
> - Is it possible to make VDR log to its own logfile?
> - What might be causing the restarts evere 11 seconds?
> Krist
> -- 
> krist.vanbesien at gmail.com
> Bremgarten b. Bern, Switzerland
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