[vdr] Strange CPU usage cycling after user inactivity

Brendon Higgins blhiggins at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 10:18:21 CEST 2007

Hi Udo, list,

Udo Richter wrote (Sun, 1 Jul 2007):
> Brendon Higgins wrote:
> > Jun 30 21:12:55 phi vdr: [3452] frontend 0 timed out while tuning to
> > channel 0, tp 536
> >
> > I'm a bit confused that it's
> > trying to access channel 0, since AFAICT there is *no* channel 0.
> 'Channel 0' is usually the scan for new channels on currently unused
> transponders. The timeout means that this transponder probably doesn't
> transmit any DVB data streams at all at the moment. See Settings -> DVB
> -> Update channels -> add new transponders.
> The CPU load problem may be a DVB device driver problem while trying to
> get a lock on an unused transponder.

That seems to have been it. Changing "add new transponders" to just add new 
channels means I don't see those timeouts anymore.



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