Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-24 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 03/24/09 01:09, Niedermeier Günter wrote: One question (OT): is it normal that replaying a PES record causes in a very high CPU load on 1.7.2 and higher? - 80-90% on a P4/2400 Replaying TS produces no CPU load. Forget it! This seems to be fixed too since your patch. Could that be

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-24 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Replaying TS produces no CPU load. Forget it! This seems to be fixed too since your patch. Could that be possible? I don't think so. The modified code is not involved in replaying, only in recording. However, currently 174 works without high CPU load in my environment. I had no chance to

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-24 Thread Hawes, Mark
One question (OT): is it normal that replaying a PES record causes in a very high CPU load on 1.7.2 and higher? - 80-90% on a P4/2400 Replaying TS produces no CPU load. Forget it! This seems to be fixed too since your patch. Could that be possible? I don't think so. The modified code is

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-24 Thread Jouni Karvo
Klaus Schmidinger kirjoitti: On 23.03.2009 22:13, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 23.03.2009 21:42, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Here's a quick shot - totally untested (no time, sorry). Please try it and let me know if it helps. Hi, I've tried it: files are created, but with

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-24 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 24.03.2009 17:05, Jouni Karvo wrote: Klaus Schmidinger kirjoitti: On 23.03.2009 22:13, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 23.03.2009 21:42, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Here's a quick shot - totally untested (no time, sorry). Please try it and let me know if it helps. Hi, I've

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-24 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 24.03.2009 09:22, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Replaying TS produces no CPU load. Forget it! This seems to be fixed too since your patch. Could that be possible? I don't think so. The modified code is not involved in replaying, only in recording. However, currently 174 works without high

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 23.03.2009 01:09, Niedermeier Günter wrote: There must be an other problem that's causing this, but since this doesn't happen here on my system, I'm afraid you'll need to do the debugging ;-) Which changes have been made between 1.7.2 and 1.7.3 in file writing mechanism? Not

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 23.03.2009 01:46, Hawes, Mark wrote: A TS recording is only marginally more data than the same length recording in PES. I don't think that recording in TS should require so much more bandwidth than PES. That's clear to me. There must be an other problem that's causing this, but since

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 23.03.2009 08:35, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 23.03.2009 01:09, Niedermeier Günter wrote: There must be an other problem that's causing this, but since this doesn't happen here on my system, I'm afraid you'll need to do the debugging ;-) Which changes have been made between 1.7.2 and 1.7.3

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Here's a quick shot - totally untested (no time, sorry). Please try it and let me know if it helps. Hi, I've tried it: files are created, but with zero filesize. Only info is correct. After a few seconds vdr is restarting with an emergency exit!. -Günter -- This message was scanned by ESVA

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 23.03.2009 21:42, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Here's a quick shot - totally untested (no time, sorry). Please try it and let me know if it helps. Hi, I've tried it: files are created, but with zero filesize. Only info is correct. After a few seconds vdr is restarting with an

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 23.03.2009 22:13, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 23.03.2009 21:42, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Here's a quick shot - totally untested (no time, sorry). Please try it and let me know if it helps. Hi, I've tried it: files are created, but with zero filesize. Only info is correct. After a few

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Just another quick thing to test: please add } Data += TS_SIZE; == this line Length -= TS_SIZE; Processed += TS_SIZE; } return Processed; } to the end of cFrameDetector::Analyze(). ...looks good at all! I've tested streaming of four

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-23 Thread Niedermeier Günter
One question (OT): is it normal that replaying a PES record causes in a very high CPU load on 1.7.2 and higher? - 80-90% on a P4/2400 Replaying TS produces no CPU load. Forget it! This seems to be fixed too since your patch. Could that be possible? -Günter -- This message was scanned by

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 22.03.2009 01:42, Niedermeier Günter wrote: If I pause live video then restart it starts in slo-mo i.e. judders, and then eventually freezes, but may then start again, still juddering …. and freezing … Well, then I have no idea why it wouldn't work with an NTFS partition, while it does

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Hawes, Mark schrieb: /If I pause live video then restart it starts in slo-mo i.e. judders, and/ / then eventually freezes, but may then start again, still juddering …./ / and freezing …/ / / / Well, then I have no idea why it wouldn't work with an NTFS partition,/ / while it does

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 22.03.2009 09:15, Hawes, Mark wrote: ... I have checked the recording directory and sure enough, the index file stops growing after a short while (seconds). I have tried mounting the NTFS partition with the async option but to no avail, i.e. problem is still there. Please try

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
I've never had a problem like this in older VDR versions, and I often do cutting and recording at the same time. Strange - the code for actually writing the index file hasn't changed between PES and TS recording. But maybe you can take a closer look at the changes to cIndexFile between

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Stefan Wagner
Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@cadsoft.de wrote: I believe you mean 'genindex'. Maybe I should make VDR automatically generate an index file when replaying a TS recording without one... good idea stefan ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Strange - the code for actually writing the index file hasn't changed between PES and TS recording. But maybe you can take a closer look at the changes to cIndexFile between version 1.7.2 and 1.7.3. Possibly you may want to have a look to my logfile, while the error occurs:

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 22.03.2009 12:39, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Strange - the code for actually writing the index file hasn't changed between PES and TS recording. But maybe you can take a closer look at the changes to cIndexFile between version 1.7.2 and 1.7.3. Possibly you may want to have a look to my

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Well, if there are buffer overflows and the TS data is corrupted, it's no wonder the index file stops growing. Does this happen on all channels, or only on some (or even only on a particular one)? Well, I've tried it on several channels ARD,ZDF,arte,Das Vierte,MünchenTV and so on.

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
Well, if there are buffer overflows and the TS data is corrupted, it's no wonder the index file stops growing. Does this happen on all channels, or only on some (or even only on a particular one)? Additional infos: I recompiled older versions beginning at 1.7.3 and made some tests.

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 22.03.2009 15:36, Niedermeier Günter wrote: Well, if there are buffer overflows and the TS data is corrupted, it's no wonder the index file stops growing. Does this happen on all channels, or only on some (or even only on a particular one)? Additional infos: I recompiled older

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
A TS recording is only marginally more data than the same length recording in PES. I don't think that recording in TS should require so much more bandwidth than PES. That's clear to me. There must be an other problem that's causing this, but since this doesn't happen here on my system,

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
...is there switch, or simple possibility to change recording format from TS to PES in 1.7.4 - just for a simple verification? BTW: In your environment, do you stream over net or local disk? Because streaming to a local (linux)disk makes no problem, and would be hard to produce it, or measure

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 22.03.2009 19:06, Niedermeier Günter wrote: ...is there switch, or simple possibility to change recording format from TS to PES in 1.7.4 - just for a simple verification? Sorry, PES recordign has been completely removed from VDR. In your environment, do you stream over net or local disk?

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Niedermeier Günter
There must be an other problem that's causing this, but since this doesn't happen here on my system, I'm afraid you'll need to do the debugging ;-) Which changes have been made between 1.7.2 and 1.7.3 in file writing mechanism? Not codechanges, because I dont understand them, but in words

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-22 Thread Hawes, Mark
A TS recording is only marginally more data than the same length recording in PES. I don't think that recording in TS should require so much more bandwidth than PES. That's clear to me. There must be an other problem that's causing this, but since this doesn't happen here on my system,

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-21 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 21.03.2009 00:51, Hawes, Mark wrote: On 20.03.2009 13:11, Hawes, Mark wrote: / Since upgrading to VDR-1.7.4 I have experienced some instability when/ / recording to an NTFS partition./ / / / / / / / The recording itself seems to proceed OK, but the recorded programs will/ /

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-21 Thread Niedermeier Günter
If I pause live video then restart it starts in slo-mo i.e. judders, and then eventually freezes, but may then start again, still juddering …. and freezing … Well, then I have no idea why it wouldn't work with an NTFS partition, while it does work with others. Klaus Hi Klaus, I have

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-20 Thread Klaus Schmidinger
On 20.03.2009 13:11, Hawes, Mark wrote: Since upgrading to VDR-1.7.4 I have experienced some instability when recording to an NTFS partition. The recording itself seems to proceed OK, but the recorded programs will generally only play for a few seconds before freezing. Pausing live

Re: [vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

2009-03-20 Thread Hawes, Mark
On 20.03.2009 13:11, Hawes, Mark wrote: Since upgrading to VDR-1.7.4 I have experienced some instability when recording to an NTFS partition. The recording itself seems to proceed OK, but the recorded programs will generally only play for a few seconds before freezing. Pausing live