[vdr] [Announce] streamdev-0.6.1

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Sun Dec 1 01:36:14 CET 2013

On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Frank Schmirler <vdr at schmirler.de> wrote:
>> I have been using the VDR Samsung SmartTV VDR plugin which relies on
>> streamdev for transfer of live channels over the network and it uses
>> its own proprietary implementation for the transfer of recordings. I
>> have tried using it over wifi as well as powerline. The recordings
>> (SD and HD) play flawlessly over the network, however the streaming
>> of live channels using streamdev results in regular buffering (SD
>> and HD) and eventually the TV just gives up playing them. Is there
>> any buffer options or other configurable settings within streamdev
>> that might alleviate this problem? I can't seem to find much that
>> would help.
> Maybe you suffer from some sort of network congestion. Currently there's no
> buffering option. Streamdev starts streaming as soon as possible. Try adding a
> short delay at the beginning of  void cStreamdevWriter::Action(void) in file
> server/streamer.c, e.g. cCondWait::SleepMs(500);

If his recordings stream fine and the problem is only with live tv,
how could that possibly be network congestion?

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