[mythtv-users] Keyboard stops working in frontend

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri May 19 13:46:21 UTC 2006


On 05/18/2006 09:32 PM, Leighton Brough wrote:

>I've got another problem which I can't see a solution to in the list 
>archive. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. I've found this 
>problem with 0.19-fixes and 0.19, but it never happened in 0.18.
>
>When watching live (HD) TV or recordings, the keyboard will sometimes 
>stop working in the frontend. I can alt-tab to another application, but 
>even if I return the focus to the front-end, it still ignores the 
>keyboard. So it does not appear to be a focus problem. All I can do is 
>kill the FE, then restart it.
>

Someone else had this problem and it was due to specifying an OSD theme 
from his 0.18 install that was removed in the 0.19 upgrade.  If that's 
the problem on your machine you should see an error message in the 
frontend log specifying that your OSD theme isn't readable.

Mike


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