VDR + hdtv has been pretty stable for me for some time now. The few
problems I ran into (with VDPAU) were quickly fixed by the xine-vdpau
devs. I'm not the only one either, I know a bunch of guys doing the
same. It's a highly discussed topic and I'm honestly surprised to
hear someone suggest it's in an unstable/crashing/unusable state. My
experience has been basically the opposite of that. I would recommend
you make sure to have a nice good signal, proper configurations, etc.
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