[mythtv-users] Mythtv and kernel 2.6.25
promac at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 10:29:36 UTC 2008
On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 8:05 PM, Mario Limonciello <mario.mailing at gmail.com>
> Alexander Petkov wrote:
> > Qute:
> > ================
> > Hi,
> > I am having problems to make mythtv work with kernel 2.6.25 (Fedora 8).
> > The problem seems to be my capture card, a Prolink Pixelview.
> > Myth starts just fine, but the first time I choose LiveTV,
> > mythfrontend becomes unresponsive. If I press 'esc' to go back,
> > it takes 30 seg to return to the main menu, and I have to kill the
> > After that, mythbackend can not be restarted or killed (there is a
> > myth process running).
> > If I reboot the computer, the partitions are busy (can not be unmounted
> > cleanly).
> > Going back to kernel 2.6.24, everything works just fine. I have been
> > this card for years
> > with myth just fine. I can also play TV using mplayer without any issue
> > kernel 2.6.25.
> > Therefore, the problem seems to be really the interaction between mythtv
> > my card.
> > ==============
> > End quote
> > I am experiencing the very same symptoms after upgrading to kernel
> > Initally, I get the "Strange error flushing buffer" mesage. Afterwards
> > I cannot restart the backend. I m using an Avertv and hauppage bttv
> > cards. Going back to kernel 2.6.24 brings things back to a working
> > mythtv system.
> > Any ideas?
> > Alex
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> There was a similar issue in a patch related to scheduling on Ubuntu's
> In between ABI bumps from 2.6.24-16 to 2.6.24-17 it got resolved by pulling
> a patch.
> I suspect the scheduler for 2.6.25 was pulled into Ubuntu, and then when
> was a realization that it was broke, then the patch was added.
can you point me this patch?
I would be willing to try it.
Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
LCG - UFRJ
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