[mythtv] video window focus or positioning?
cedarmckay at mac.com
Wed Jan 15 13:02:10 EST 2003
John Joseph Roets wrote:
>Hey guys -- I do really hate to bother you, and I did try to find
>mention of this within the archives, but with no luck.
>I have a few peculiar problems regarding video playback...
> With desktop @ 640x480, with theme.txt at default 800x600 layout,
>live TV works great, playback appears to work, but there is no video.
>Sounds works, I can FF, REW, etc, but not see it.
> With desktop @ 640x480, with theme.txt at empty resolution layout
>(when not set, will max to screen), live TV and playback no longer work
>as in #1, above.
> With desktop @ 800x600, with theme.txt with theme.txt at default
>800x600 layout, live TV and playback fails to show video as in #1.
>When I switch to live video, I do get the following:
>Changing from none to WatchingLiveTV
>strange error flushing buffer...
>Using XV port 87
>When I switch to watch a recording, I get the following:
>Changing from none to WatchingPreRecorded
>Using XV port 87
>I suspect that it is something simple which I have failed to understand
>completely. Has anyone else seen such behavior?
>IBM Netvista P4 @ 1.8 GHz 256MB RAM [I got this for ~$350! about 6
>ATI TV-Wonder VE
>Intel i810 onboard sound with ALSA
>nVidia RIVA TNT2
>RH 8.0 -- Gnome
>Thank you greatly.
>P.S. I am in awe with Myth, and do seriously appreciate the work of
>Mr.Richards, Zimmerman, et al. I'd certainly buy you a beer (or
>whatnot) if you're ever in the Kansas City area.
I'm not sure if it will help your specific problem, but I found window
focus/switching happens much more reliably with KDE in RH8. You might
give that a shot. This in mentioned here:
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