[mythtv] "ivtv driver has stopped responding" - with diff

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Mon Feb 13 23:09:55 UTC 2006


On Monday 13 February 2006 18:05, Derek Battams wrote:
> Ok, this finally happened again today while watching live tv.  And my
> fix worked.  On the select timeout, the device was closed, reopened,
> and recording continued.  I only lost about 1-2 seconds of the
> recording, but then it continued with no problems until the end of the
> program.  I'd like some feedback on this before I go opening a ticket
> for this.  I think the more interesting issue is why this timeout
> occurs during a recording in the first place.  I wasn't able to find an
> explanation for this so this patch is the next best thing I could come
> up with and, most importantly, it works by allowing an in-progress
> recording to continue instead of just dumping the printf over and over
> until the program ends.

Patch looks fine.  Don't really need the long comment, though. =)

Basically, when this happens, the ivtv driver has stopped giving us data.  
Nothing much we _can_ do aside from close + reopen the device like you're 
making it.

Isaac


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