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    SubjectRe: xine pauses with recent (not -ac) kernels
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    On Friday 12 October 2001  4:10 pm, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 08:55:28AM +0200, Duncan Sands wrote:
    > > Subject: xine pauses with recent (not -ac) kernels
    > >
    > > Problem: using xine to view an (encrypted) DVD, xine is slow to move
    > > on to the second .vob file: at the end of the first file, it at best
    > > waits a few seconds with a black screen and consuming no CPU, before
    > > moving on to the second file, but sometimes it waits for a long time.
    > >
    > > Correct behaviour: the second .vob file starts playing at once.
    > >
    > > I think this is a kernel problem because it did not occur up to
    > > 2.4.9. The problem appeared between 2.4.10-pre10 and 2.4.10-pre13.
    > > It is present in 2.4.12. It doesn't seem to occur in any -ac kernels.
    > >
    > > linux-2.4.9 : correct
    > > ...
    > > linux-2.4.10-pre10 : correct
    > > linux-2.4.10-pre11 : fails to compile
    > > linux-2.4.10-pre12 : oops during system init
    > > linux-2.4.10-pre13 : problem present
    > > ...
    > > linux-2.4.12 : problem present
    > >
    > > If I replay the DVD several times, the length of the pause varies, and
    > > sometimes it does not occur at all.
    > >
    > > Any ideas?
    >
    > can you reproduce also on 2.4.12aa1?
    >
    > ftp://ftp.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/andrea/kernels/v2.4/2.4.12
    >aa1.bz2
    >
    > Andrea

    Yes, it seems to have the same problem. It even seems a bit worse
    (just my impression, I didn't do any statistics).

    Duncan.
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