[vdr] vdr-xine 0.9.3 audio problems

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 23:11:05 CEST 2009

On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Simon Baxter <linuxtv at nzbaxters.com> wrote:
> I've been playing around with these values and have discovered the following
> (I only have SD channels - none HD) when replaying recordings.
> Setting engine.buffers.audio_num_buffers to 2300 (10x default) does help
> with the skips in audio - where under the default value (230) I
> intermittantly get 2-3 second jumps in audio.
> #engine.buffers.video_num_buffers is left at the default of 500.  If I set
> this any higher, fast forwarding or rewinding causes the video to jump about
> 90 seconds.
> engine.buffers.video_num_frames (default 15) I've had to set to 60. Anything
> less than this seems to make the video jump 2-3 seconds, in line with the
> audio_num_buffers described above.  With this set to 60, there's no lost
> audio but video/audio still gets out of sync, and it gets worse and worse
> for 20 seconds then the audio stops and the video catches up.  Also with
> anything <60, I get PPPPPPPP on the vdr console when replaying recordings.

What video card/driver do you use?  I know of another guy with similar
problems but with my Nvidia 8400GS using vdpau it works fine with just
default settings.  I've never had to adjust anything.


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