[vdr] Autotimers in vdradmin causing vdr to skip during playback

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Sat Apr 23 22:55:47 CEST 2005

C.Y.M wrote:
> I just noticed that if I have the autotimers enabled in vdradmin, exactly once
> every 2 hours, vdr will start skipping if I am playing back a recording with my
> FF card.  Apparently, when vdradmin pulls in the epg over SVDRP once every two
> hours, to check for new autotimers, its causing VDR to lock up (but only if I am
> playing back a recording at that time).  I have disabled the autotimers for now
> and the problem has gone away.  Has anyone else noticed this?

Maybe it's related, maybe not, but when I push (instead of pull) the epg 
over SVDRP vdr is extremely unresponsive (i.e. it takes several seconds 
to react to a keypress). That's why I scheduled it early in the morning 
when I'm not using vdr ;-)


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