[vlc-devel] [linux-dvb] multiproto and vlc

Vladimir Prudnikov vpr at krastelcom.ru
Thu Jun 5 11:40:54 CEST 2008

That's because vlc is relocking every 10 secs.


On Jun 5, 2008, at 1:37 PM, Gregor Fuis wrote:

> Hello
> I am using the latest multiproto from Manu's repository with KNC1  
> DVB-S2
> card. I patched drivers with multiproto-support-old-api.dif patch  
> which
> enables drivers for older DVB api. When I watch programs with vlc i  
> get
> a lot of discontinuity error. I was measuring how frequently they are
> appearing and came to an interesting finding. It looks like they are
> appearing in every 10 seconds (+- 1 second).
> But if I use szap to select channel and then open dvr0, the stream is
> working great and without any errors.
> szap and vlc are both compiled for old api. VLC is version 0.8.6h on
> Ubuntu 8.04 compiled by me. If I use latest hg drivers with KNC1 DVB-S
> card vlc is working without problems.
> Can somebody help me find where the problem could be in vlc or
> multiproto drivers when vlc is accessing dvb card directly. Is there  
> any
> event in drivers or VLC which is occurring every 10 seconds, that it
> could have some effect on card. Probably it should be something in the
> drivers, because VLC is working great with hg drivers and dvb-s card.
> Thanks!
> Best Regards,
> Gregor
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