[mythtv-users] EPIA XvMC VLD - Timed out waiting for free video buffer

Steven mythmail at richardstraat.homedns.org
Wed Dec 1 21:29:20 UTC 2004


I have de diskless EPIA frontend and playback always is ok for a certain
time but after a while (1 or 2 hours) playback (or live tv) stops
working and I'm only  getting an image every few seconds.
Anyone else seen this? 
This is what I get in the logs :

Using XvMC version: 1.0
XvMC found and using VLD surface
2004-12-01 19:59:06.250 Using XV port 56
ViaXvMC: RTC driver running at 8192 Hz.
2004-12-01 19:59:08.797 Using realtime priority.
2004-12-01 19:59:08.817 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
2004-12-01 19:59:08.843 Video timing method: DRM
2004-12-01 20:42:28.212 Timed out waiting for free video buffers.
2004-12-01 20:42:28.221 prebuffering pause
2004-12-01 20:42:30.411 Timed out waiting for free video buffers.

At first I tought I might have lowererd processor fan speed too much but
the problem remains after increasing it again.
(on a side note, anyone know how to read the processor temp on a

On the backend side all seems well.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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