[mythtv-users] New Install - Hang on entering live tv
mythtv at junga.com
Wed Jan 18 19:15:00 UTC 2006
I have searched the archives and googled this topic to no avail.
When I select "Watch Live TV" from the main menu.
* the screen goes blank
* sometimes I hear a brief time of audio then it stops
* X consumes 98% of cpu
* the keyboard / mouse is unresponsive
* both backend and front end continue to run.
* I can still ssh in and recover by doing "init 3", "init 5"
/var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log (these lines are written when I go into Live
2006-01-18 02:56:01.100 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2006-01-18 02:56:01.106 adding: server3.home.junga.com as a client (events:
2006-01-18 02:56:01.132 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2006-01-18 02:56:01.137 adding: server3.home.junga.com as a client (events:
2006-01-18 02:56:01.148 adding: server3.home.junga.com as a remote
2006-01-18 02:56:01.172 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
Things I have tried.
I have rebooted.
I can view the PVR 150 output with "mplayer -vx vo /dev/video0"
I tried having the video sent to a ext partition instead of the JFS one.
I tried an old version of the video driver.
I follow FedoraMthology website and troubleshooting guides on mythtv and
Here are the system specs.
This is a new, never before working system
x86_64 MSI mb
PVR 150 - using cable tuner
GeForce 6200 vid card 24bit x 1024x768
Video is stored on a JFS lvm partition mounted at /video/ (it has 777
No IR (yet)
All binary install from atrpms and freshrpms
7667 and 8178 versions of nvidia drivers tried
alias tveeprom tveeprom-ivtv
alias tuner tuner-ivtv
alias tda9887 tda9887-ivtv
alias msp3400 msp3400-ivtv
alias char-major-81 ivtv
# nvidia kernel module
alias char-major-195 nvidia-1_0-7667
alias nvidia nvidia-1_0-7667
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