[mythtv] [PATCH] More PVR-350 Commerial Stuff

Brett Lucey brett at happykoala.com
Tue Nov 4 20:52:59 EST 2003

From: "Isaac Richards" <ijr at po.cwru.edu>
> On Sunday 02 November 2003 04:59 am, Brett Lucey wrote:
> > After tracing through a lot of the code, I found the original source of
> > NULLs into the commercial skipping code, when using a PVR350 for
> > It appears that when the commercial flagging has not yet run, and the
> > player tries to do it "on the fly", the ivtv decoder basically just gets
> > NULL frame whenever the frame is requested, since the decoding is done
> > hardware.
> What's wrong with just bailing out of the on the fly commercial detection
> it is currently when it doesn't have the frame data to play with?

The "current" way does solve the problem of the core dumping, however, it
seems to periodically result in the player getting itself into a state where
it"s "waited too long for pause".


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