[vdr] Re: replay stuttering

Kartsa kari at kniivila.com
Sat Jan 27 22:56:56 CET 2007

Kartsa kirjoitti:
> Marko Mäkelä kirjoitti:
>> On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 06:16:05PM +0200, Kartsa wrote:
>>> Btw. is there an easy way to see this from the logs because my vdr 
>>> box is situated in a difficult place where I can easily get only by 
>>> ssh?
>> #hdparm -d /dev/hda
>> To enable it, use
>> #hdparm -d 1 /dev/hda
> This does not seem to work with sata drives. It gives
> hdparm -d 1 /dev/sda
> /dev/sda:
> setting using_dma to 1 (on)
> HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
>> Like you, I am cursed by the VIA chipset, but luckily I haven't 
>> experienced
>> any DMA lockups, which have been reported for many generations of VIA
>> hardware.  Every now and then, the system must be completely powered 
>> off,
>> because something apparently in the PCI controller gets misconfigured so
>> badly that Linux panics or hangs at boot.  The system reset or soft
>> power-off won't help in this situation.  Also, the system must be 
>> rebooted
>> in order for nvram-wakeup to work, and Wake-on-LAN often ceases to work.
>> This is an Intel Celeron 900 MHz on an MSI 694T Pro motherboard:
>> http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=20 
> I have nvram-installed and it shuts down the box every night.
So, hdparm did no good. I have been running vdr now for a couple days with

#define PLAYERBUFSIZE  MEGABYTE(64) in dvbplayer.c

and for now it seems like better as in no stuttering. But I am still testing it.


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