[vlc-devel] Re: Handling of EOVERFLOW
bigben+spam at videolan.org
Thu Jul 1 10:58:39 CEST 2004
On Thu, Jul 01, 2004, Vincent Bernat wrote :
> Hello !
> When streaming a whole transponder with vlc, I sometimes get a
> EOVERFLOW error from the kernel. When vlc receives such an error, it
> terminates. I have asked on dvb mailing list about this and it seems
> that tools like vlc should ignore such an error (most apps in dvb-apps
> do the same).
> I have tried to implement this but it seems rather difficult :
> rereading again if we get an EOVERFLOW seems to break the system and I
> don't know how to implement "ok, the DVB card did not send us a valid
> packet, but let's continue". Could someone help me to implement this ?
Well, we also faced this issue serveral time, on some archtectures.
There is unfortunaltely no fix at this time
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