[vdr] About:ERROR (svdrp.c,84): Address already in use

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Fri Aug 15 23:28:04 CEST 2008

LinHai wrote:
>   when I run the vdr-1.7.0+h.264,there is something wrong with it.
> syslog:
> Aug  7 02:09:05 hdtv2 vdr: [10938] ERROR (svdrp.c,84): Address already 
> in use

VDR wants to open its port for SVDRP connections (default port 2001),
but someone else (another VDR?) has already opened the port.In any case,
this is not critical. You can disable SVDRP by specifying -p 0.

> Aug  7 02:09:23 hdtv2 vdr: [10938] caught signal 2

This finally killed the VDR process. Probably a Ctrl+C.



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