[mythtv-users] Problems with Watching Recordings on Mac OS Mythfrontend
alessandro.campobassi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 21:01:12 UTC 2009
>> I'm trying to get a Mythfrontend for Mac OS working.
>> I have setup Mplayer fine for videos etc, and the internal player is
>> ok watching Live TV, but I can't watch any previous recordings.
>> - Live TV works fine.
>> - Mythvideo works fine, got it playing files via nfs mount using mplayer
>> - Can see the recordings all listed correctly in watch recordings
>> screen but when try to play them just get blank screen for couple
>> seconds and it's back to the watch recording screen again.
>> - tried the streaming/non streaming via backend options and neither
>> makes any difference.
>> Does anyone have any ideas on what might be wrong here?
>> I'm running the Mythfrontend for Mac 0.21 from
> 0.21 is quite old. Is that the same version as your backend? I use
> 0.21-fixes, on my Mac frontend.
> To debug problems, I start mythfrontend via a terminal session, with
> the verbose debugging enabled. For example: MythFrontEnd -v playback
> That should give you more detail on what is failing. The actual
> executable will be located at: MythFrontend.app/Contents/MacOS
I'm now running the 0.21-fixes.
I ran from the terminal session, and this time it is saying the 'the
File for this recording cannot be found' - yet I know it is there and
working as my linux front-end on another laptop can access, and play
the recordings just fine.
output from the verbose logging:
2009-10-07 22:55:35.290 Enabled verbose msgs: important general playback
2009-10-07 22:55:35.598 max_width: 1440 max_height: 900
2009-10-07 22:55:35.746 No theme dir: /Users/alessandro/.mythtv/themes/Retro
2009-10-07 22:55:35.747 Primary screen 0.
2009-10-07 22:55:35.748 Using screen 0, 1440x900 at 0,0
2009-10-07 22:55:35.749 No theme dir: /Users/alessandro/.mythtv/themes/Retro
2009-10-07 22:55:35.750 Switching to square mode (Retro)
2009-10-07 22:55:35.767 Using the Qt painter
2009-10-07 22:55:36.436 Loading from:
2009-10-07 22:55:36.601 Loading from:
2009-10-07 22:55:36.754 Registering Internal as a media playback plugin.
2009-10-07 22:55:36.884 MonitorRegisterExtensions(0x100, gif,jpg,png)
2009-10-07 22:55:37.025 MonitorRegisterExtensions(0x40, ogg,mp3,aac,flac)
2009-10-07 22:55:37.196 Connecting to backend server:
192.168.1.150:6543 (try 1 of 5)
2009-10-07 22:55:37.197 Using protocol version 40
2009-10-07 22:55:37.202 No theme dir: /Users/alessandro/.mythtv/themes/Retro
2009-10-07 22:55:54.795 Received a remote 'Clear Cache' request
2009-10-07 22:56:59.513 Received a remote 'Clear Cache' request
2009-10-07 22:57:06.235 XMLParse::LoadTheme using
2009-10-07 22:57:10.814 GetRecordBasename found no entry for 10211 @
2009-10-07 22:57:10.814 PlaybackBox::play(): Error, file not found
2009-10-07 22:57:17.710 GetRecordBasename found no entry for 10225 @
2009-10-07 22:57:17.710 PlaybackBox::play(): Error, file not found
2009-10-07 22:57:23.028 Deleting UPnP client...
Gotta be something simple I've missed ?!
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