[vdr] FF card A/V sync - in progress?

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 18:05:21 CET 2006

You make things sound promising again, thanks for the reply!  And of course
I agree with your points fully.  At any rate the issue still remains and has
once again seemed to be left unresolved.

A question for Oliver Endriss (if you read this)..  Can you confirm that the
firmware abides fully to specification?

Thanks guys.

Marco Skambraks wrote

On 11/30/06, Carsten Koch <Carsten.Koch at icem.com> wrote:
> VDR User wrote:
> ...
> > Logic still says that if mplayer can play vdr recordings just fine
> > without losing sync, but vdr can't, the problem is with vdr, not the
> > firmware.
> That's only correct if you ignore specifications.
> Maybe VDR is behaving according to the specified interface
> and the firmware fails.
> Maybe mplayer is working around firmware bugs by behaving
> differently - which may or may not be according to the
> specified interface.
> What we can agree upon is the fact that the problem *can* be
> solved within the application program.
> IMHO, the fact that mplayer works where VDR does not
> proves just that, but not more.
> However, if VDR behaves 100% according to specification,
> the problem *should* be solved in the driver and/or
> firmware, because that would fix all programs that also
> behave 100% according to specification and fail.
> If fixing it where it should be fixed turns out to be
> too difficult, it might still be a good idea to fix it
> in VDR.
> Carsten.
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