[mythtv-users] Backend seems to be crashing frontend -- recurring problem??
kkuphal at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 21:22:17 UTC 2008
On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 6:18 PM, Allen Edwards <
allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com> wrote:
> I am in deep trouble here. My wife has put me on notice.
> Myth will play two or three shows and then play garbage or lockup. I
> repaired the DB and everything shows "OK" Still problems.
> Here is what I did as an official experiment.
> 1) Rebooted
> 2) Watched GMA and exited
> 3) Watched GMA and exited
> 4) Watched GMA and exited
> 5) Tried to watch GMA but noticed the preview failed
> 6) Tried to view GMA and it showed garbage instead of a picture exited
> 7) Tried to view GMA and frontend locked up.
> 8) Restarted frontend and it still doesn't work.
> 9) Turned computer off and back on, still doesn't work.
> 10) Ran mythweb -> settings -> database -> extended check: All OK
> 11) Hit "optimize" and "Repair" anyway.
> 12) Frontend still locked up
> 13) Restarted X
> 14) Play GMA -- played fine.
Generally speaking I've found that X issues can often be traced to NVIDIA
driver issues. Simply try moving your driver version up to a newer version
or down to an older version until you find one that is most stable for you.
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