[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend freezing
Nathan A. Smith
nasa01 at comcast.net
Tue Feb 21 02:10:25 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-02-19 at 12:51 -0700, Nathan A. Smith wrote:
> I am having a continually problem with mythfrontend freezing. I
> compiled 0.19 from svn (after it's release), on my mythbox made up of an
> Althon XP 1800, 756M of memory, ATI 8500DV AIW, 300G hard drive running
> mandriva 2006.
> I got everything to compile fine, and it all starts up with out any
> obvious problems. Once mythfrontend is up and running I can usually
> move around the menus, watch TV, listen to music etc. However switching
> to the guide always causes a freeze. In addition, moving around the
> menus may lead to the same type of freeze.
> When I say "freeze" I mean the screen is locked-up (won't even respond
> to a ctrl-alt-backspace). I can still ssh into the box and do a top --
> which shows X at 99% cpu usage. I can't shutdown the box until I kill
> the x process.
> None of my logs shows anything of interest. I tried to gdb the
> mythfrontend process, but I didn't get any insights from that.
> I would really appreciate any ideas on this...
Fixed this problem -- got a NVIDIA Card!
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