[mythtv-users] Constant Video stalls/lockups - looking for suggestions
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 10:47:59 UTC 2008
On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 5:56 AM, Mark Himsley <mark at mdsh.com> wrote:
> Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
> > Playing *anything* will result in the video freezing for up to 30 secs
> > and this happens randomly and sometimes more than once. Videos are on a
> > network share via NFS and do the same whatever I use as the player
> > Internal, Xine, MPlayer. It doesn't matter if there is anything
> > recording or not - this machine is a combined frontend/backend. This
> > makes it real hard to watch things like Buffy and Dr Who!!! :)
> I'm having similar issues, only more so. I cannot watch anything in
> MythTV. I get a second or two of moving video+audio then a freeze for 10
> seconds - rinse and repeat.
> I was using v2.1 on Ubuntu Gutsey without an issue. Upgraded to Ubuntu
> Hardy and it's all gone pare shaped.
> Note though that recordings happen perfectly and I can mythtranscode
> programmes out of MythTV and view them in Mplayer and VLC. Even more
> silly, when I'm in MythTV frontend -> Media Library -> Watch Recordings
> the mini-preview video plays perfectly!
> So essentially so long as I don't want to watch programmes in MythTV
> frontend then it's all ok :-(
What playback profile are you using?
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