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Re: fbtv 3.95 & vdr 1.4.5: closing fbtv causes vdr freeze

On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Christian Neumair<cneumair@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear video4linux-list,
> I observed a problem with an ancient easyVDR distribution from 2007 which
> uses vdr 1.4.5 (c't vdr), fbtv 3.95, and kernel As soon as I quit
> fbtv with ctrl-c, vdr turns into a CPU hog and has to be killed. This is
> unfortunate, because in my setup I only want to use the local fbtv frontend
> occassionally, while permanently using the remote VOMP plugin. Is this a
> known issue? Can you reproduce it with recent vdr and fbtv versions? Can I
> do anything to debug the issue?
> Thanks in advance!
> best regards,
>  Christian Neumair

You're probably not going to find a developer willing to spend the
cycles to debug an ancient version of VDR on an ancient kernel.  Your
best bet is to update to the latest version and see if the problem
still occurs.  Fortunately it seems like the issue is highly
reproducible for you, so seeing if it occurs in the latest version
should be pretty straightforward.

So if you are looking to help debug the issue, answer your own
question: "Can you reproduce it with recent vdr and fbtv versions?"



Devin J. Heitmueller - Kernel Labs

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