[vdr] vdr-1.7.15 problem with live TV [1.7.11 or older OK]

Simon Baxter linuxtv at nzbaxters.com
Mon Aug 30 02:05:26 CEST 2010

> Am 29.08.2010 15:06, schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
>>> DiscontinuityDetected: triggering soft start
>> You may want to find out where this message comes from (it certainly
>> doesn't come from the core VDR).
> This is just an implementation detail of vdr-xine.
>>> Why am I getting a "SetPlayMode: 0"  and  "receiver on device 2 thread
>>> ended (pid=16557, tid=16633)"  for no reason??
>> When a receiver is detached from a device, the play mode is set to pmNone
>> (which is 0).
>> My guess would be that the "DiscontinuityDetected: triggering soft start"
>> is generated by the output device, and that causes the transfer mode
>> to be stoped and restarted. Maybe the output device chokes on something
>> in the TS stream?
> I doubt that vdr-xine does anything which would cause transfer
> mode to be stopped and restarted.

I have the same problem (transfer mode stopping) with plain VDR (no plugins) 
and a FF card.
i.e. works fine in vdr-1.7.(<=)11 but not in vdr-1.7.(>=12)

Happy to do any captures etc - any suggestions?? 

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