[mythtv-users] SD to HD switch with HD-PVR - mythfrontend crashes
gbr at majentis.com
Fri Nov 6 17:42:08 UTC 2009
I'll give that a try when I get home. Currently, I'm using the 6200ch app for changing channels via firewire, so I'll just throw that into a script.
----- "John P Poet" <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 7:25 AM, Gerald Brandt <gbr at majentis.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just installed .22 (mythbuntu). I figured it would be a safer approach
> > than upgrading. I'm happy to report that it's all working well, except for
> > a couple of small items.
> > 1. Mythbuntu - what's going on? I have half the features/plugins that 9.04
> > had. Where's my Apple Trailers?
> > And now the one the emailis about...
> > When I switch from an SD channel (Motorola 6200 locked to send 480p) to and
> > HD channel (locked to 720p), I get a corrupt video display. 7 out of 10
> > times, mythfrontend crashes, 1 out of 10 times, mythfrontend fixes itself
> > and all is well, 2 out of 10 times mythfrontend goes back to a menu.
> > I upgraded the drivers for my HD-PVR (dunno to what version though).
> > Is there something I'm doing wrong? Does anyone else have these issues?
> > Motorola 6200 STB
> > HD-PVR
> > NVidia ION
> > VDPAU
> > Mythbuntu 9.10
> > MythTV 0.22
> > Thanks,
> > Gerald
> Try putting a sleep at the end of your channel change script. At
> least one second, but possibly more, depending on how long it takes
> your Motorola to stabilize on the new resolution.
> You could also try the patches listed on the HD-PVR wiki page, but
> even with them a 1 second sleep may be needed.
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> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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