[vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

Hawes, Mark MARK.HAWES at au.fujitsu.com
Sat Mar 21 00:51:23 CET 2009

On 20.03.2009 13:11, Hawes, Mark wrote:
> Since upgrading to VDR-1.7.4 I have experienced some instability when
> recording to an NTFS partition.
> The recording itself seems to proceed OK, but the recorded programs
> generally only play for a few seconds before freezing. Pausing live
> video and then resuming play will also trigger the problem.
> rewinding a recording that has been so paused will only rewind to the
> pause point, not the beginning of the recording.
> All works well when using vdr-1.7.2 to record on the same system to
> same partition, and when I placed my recording directory on a reiserfs
> partition all worked well too. So it appears to be
> a problem recording on NTFS partitions introduced with the switch to
> file recording.
Does it make a difference if you comment out the line
in VDR/tools.c?


Hi Klaus,


Commented out that line at line no 1442 in tools.c, and recompiled.


No better.


If I pause live video then restart it starts in slo-mo i.e. judders, and
then eventually freezes, but may then start again, still juddering ....
and freezing ... 




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