[mythtv-users] MythTV hangs entire system while watching (was MythTv crashes while watching or commercial flagging content recorded from Hauppauge HD PVR)
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Apr 12 19:32:19 UTC 2010
On 04/12/2010 01:45 PM, Greg Zornetzer wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 8:26 AM, Brian Edmonds wrote:
> I've been experiencing this crash with an audio loop for months
> now, and put it down to a flaky system. Up until yesterday...
> All but one of the crashes have been on a homebuilt 3Gz Core Duo
> box with onboard Intel video running 0.21 on Debian unstable (and
> previously Lenny, with the same crashes) connecting to the TV with
> an AVI to HDMI cable. But yesterday, after getting tired of the
> crashes (and the cooling problems, and the noise) I built a new
> system running 0.22 (built from source, as always)
> So, it sounds like the computer is not hard-locking, is that correct?
> Does the caps lock key still work?
> There are some cases where mythfrontend has locked on me using 0.21.
> In those cases, I can open a terminal and kill the mythfrontend
> process. Is this possible for you? If the frontend is just getting
> caught in a loop, perhaps you can get useful debugging output from
> mythfrontend itself. running 'mythfrontend -v playback' and capturing
> the output may prove useful in debugging this.
Better, try 0.23-fixes as there were significant audio changes since
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