[mythtv-users] Black screen on new frontend during playback
skd5aner at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 14:12:33 UTC 2007
On 4/23/07, Matt <skd5aner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/22/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> > On 04/22/2007 11:00 PM, Matt wrote:
> > > I just built a new frontend and everything is working fine except
> > > playback. I can see the menus, I can see the video previews, but when
> > > I go to watch a recording or live TV all I get is a black screen -
> > > which then turns windowed (I can see a border around it). I can hit
> > > escape and go back to the menu just fine.
> > >
> > > I'm using an nvidia card with the latest nvidia drivers. opengl is
> > > working for the painter.
> > >
> > > Any ideas where to start?
> > Do you have a monitor and a TV hooked up to the video card? Do you have
> > X set up for both?
> > Mike
> Mike - I initially setup the box using a monitor (over DVI). This
> still showed the same thing - black screen during playback. Then, I
> moved the box to the living room and hooked it up to the TV via VGA
> which showed the same results.
> Where should I start to look?
BTW - I fixed one of the problems (not the big problem though).
I was able to get the "windowed" issue settled by fixing a config file
for my window manager correctly. However, I still get just black
during video playback.
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