[mythtv] [Experimental PATCH] BIG DVB PATCH V3.4 Released

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Wed Jan 5 21:05:54 EST 2005

On Thursday 06 January 2005 01:38, Simon Kenyon wrote:

> with myth setup i tried "scan all channels" and it started off quite
> nicely. however, half way through it hung and there was a message on my
> konsole telling me that i had run out of file descriptors. so i cancelled
> out of that and had a bunch of channels.

had a look at the code in dvbdiparser.cpp
apologies if this is way off base (not understanding the code can cause that)
i see in DVBSIParser::AddPid() an open() call and an ioctl call which if it 
fails does not close the fd. could this be a problem as i seem to recall the 
message i got was something about "failing to open section filter".

sorry for the vagueness, but it is 2am and i wanted to get this out before i 


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