[mythtv-users] now I get just a blank screen!

sean darcy seandarcy at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 27 21:15:55 UTC 2005


Muddling my way through setting up mythtv on fc3.

mythfrontend -> watch tv just gives a blackscreen.   Even  shortcut keys 
from keys.txt have no effect. top shows lots of cpu cycles.

I'd appeciate any suggestions on troubleshooting.

But the console and the log don't show a problem:

[mythtv at mediaserver ~]$ mythfrontend
2005-02-27 15:25:12.013 New DB connection, total: 1
2005-02-27 15:25:12.053 mythfrontend version: 0.17.20050223-1 www.mythtv.org
2005-02-27 15:25:12.054 Enabled verbose msgs : important general
2005-02-27 15:25:12.415 Switching to square mode (G.A.N.T.)
2005-02-27 15:25:12.654 Joystick disabled.
2005-02-27 15:25:13.075 Registering Internal as a media playback plugin.
2005-02-27 15:25:17.654 New DB connection, total: 2
2005-02-27 15:25:17.669 Connecting to backend server: 127.0.0.1:6543 (try 1 
of 5)
2005-02-27 15:25:17.678 Using protocol version 14
2005-02-27 15:25:17.745 Using protocol version 14
adding pes stream at pid 0x31 with type 2
adding pes stream at pid 0x34 with type 129
2005-02-27 15:25:23.040 Opening audio device '/dev/dsp'.
2005-02-27 15:25:23.040 Opening OSS audio device '/dev/dsp'.
Using XvMC version: 1.0
XvMC found and using IDCT surface
2005-02-27 15:25:23.054 Using XV port 145
Killed


mythbackend.log doesn't show any problems:

2005-02-27 15:25:17.684 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2005-02-27 15:25:17.686 adding: mediaserver as a client (events: 0)
2005-02-27 15:25:17.738 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2005-02-27 15:25:17.740 adding: mediaserver as a client (events: 1)
2005-02-27 15:25:17.751 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2005-02-27 15:25:17.753 adding: mediaserver as a client (events: 0)
2005-02-27 15:25:17.769 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2005-02-27 15:25:17.771 adding: mediaserver as a client (events: 0)
2005-02-27 15:25:17.779 adding: mediaserver as a remote ringbuffer
2005-02-27 15:25:17.831 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
2005-02-27 15:27:01.347 Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None

sean




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