Intermittent hangs when start playing a channels. #103

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AndreyPavlenko opened this Issue Mar 7, 2013 · 5 comments

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AndreyPavlenko commented Mar 7, 2013

Hi Alexander,

Sometimes, when switching to a channel, playback hangs for a few seconds. Sometimes these hangs even cause XBMC crash. When it hangs xvdr prints tons of mesages to syslog. You can find the log and recorded stream here https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B21_ooef7x8AVlVTU1BWNGR3YVk/edit?usp=sharing&pli=1

As you can see, the recording is valid. I can play it with XBMC or VLC, however, when playing it from the PVR recordings menu it plays a different, very short video, a few seconds are missing there. Is there something wrong with index?

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AndreyPavlenko commented Mar 13, 2013

Just checked with VNSI - the same issue. May be it's my system's related issue...
Do you have any ideas what can be the cause? How can I debug it?

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pipelka commented Mar 13, 2013

I think it's a VDR related issue. You could try to recreate the index by running:

# vdr genindex=/video/recname/date.rec/
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AndreyPavlenko commented Mar 13, 2013

vdr --genindex generates index file identical to the initial.

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AndreyPavlenko commented Mar 18, 2013

Seems this is really VDR but not XVDR issue. I can reproduce it even with streamdev. When playback hangs I'm getting the 'vdr: [5071] ERROR: 1 ring buffer overflow (188 bytes dropped)' message in syslog.

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AndreyPavlenko commented Apr 26, 2013

It seems oscam related...
Closing this issue.

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