[mythtv-users] remote front end locks up playing live
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 16:56:04 UTC 2005
On 19/09/05, David W Davis <davidw.davis at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just finished a fresh fc4 install utilizing Jarod's guide. I have a
> master backend/frontend that can record, watch live tv and play
> recordings with no problem. My remote frontend locks up on a black
> screen when attempting to watch live tv or recordings. If I go to the
> recordings menu, I can still see the previews playing but as soon as I
> select one the screen goes black and the machine locks up. Both
> machines are fairly similar. They have AMD processors, the remote
> frontend has an XP 2700+ and the backend a sempron 2500+. Both have
> Nvidia cards, the frontend a Ti4200, the backend an older Nvidia card
> (TNT2 maybe?). The frontend has an Nforce2 chipset and the backend a
> Via chipset. Where should I look to find out what is causing this?
> Any help/suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
Look in the remote frontend's mythfrontend logfile. It could well be a
video driver issue. Does mplayer/xine work normally?
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