[vdr] playing mp3's over smb (lockup)

Stone syphyr at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 09:44:41 CET 2007

On 3/1/07, Stefan Huelswitt <s.huelswitt at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 02 Mar 2007 Stone <syphyr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have noticed that when I mount a samba drive on my vdr box and play
> mp3's
> > with vdr from it, vdr will often lockup and require a restart.  But, the
> > strange thing about this is that this only happens when using the mpeg
> > decoder on the FF card.  If I use vdr-xine as the playback method with
> my FF
> > card, then vdr never locks up when playing mp3's over the samba drive.
> > Would there happen to be a buffer that needs to be increased?  The
> lockup
> > always occurs when a new mp3 is just about to start.
> Which background mode does you use?
> If it's "image", try to use "black".
> There is still some bug in firmware which causes the stillpicture
> ioctl to look up.

Thanks for the suggestion. So the problem is within the firmware it seems.
I have been using the "image" option as the background to display the album
art.  Lets see what happens when I turn that off.

Best Regards.
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