[mythtv] v31 hdtv-recorder observations
John Patrick Poet
john at BlueSkyTours.com
Mon Nov 8 16:58:06 UTC 2004
On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:
> On Sunday 07 November 2004 00:47, John Patrick Poet wrote:
> > Changing channels seems to work now -- at least as well as the latest
> > CVS works, that is.
> > I have no idea how long it has been this way, but changing channels from
> > any of my "upcoverted" or true HDTV channels, to a SD digital channel
> > causes the frontend to freeze. The reverse is also true. If I change
> > from an HD channel to another HD channel, everything is fine. If I
> > change from a SD channel to a SD channel, everything is fine. Changing
> > from HD to SD, or SD to HD causes the front end to freeze. This is not
> > unique to your hdtv-recorder patch -- the latest CVS exhibits this
> > behaviour. I know this used to work, because I tested this back when I
> > was working on the DisplayRes switching code.
> I'm wondering if this is with XvMC enabled as I get frontend freezes with
> channel changes from a ts recorder of my own (dvb, but not mythbackend). This
> is with the via xvmc decoder stuff, but with only xv decoding everything is
> just fine. I've been unable to figure out where the lockup is occurring.
> Just wondering..
Actually, I am seeing this with Xv. I have a powerful enough machine that I
don't have to use XvMC.
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