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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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