[mythtv-users] Problems with fast forwarding through live TV

Nasa nasa01 at comcast.net
Mon Dec 20 13:36:44 UTC 2010


----- "Duncan McDonald" <duncan.john.mcdonald at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> 
> 
> Ever since upgrading to 0.24 I seem to have a problem with skipping
> through TV - if I skip through a show that has not ended (i.e. within
> its timeslot) it works fine, if I try and skip through a show that has
> been left recording and a subsequent show has come on (i.e. pause it
> and leave it recording over multiple different shows) then try and
> fast forward something odd happens, it seems to skip to the beginning
> of the show I was originally watching and then if I try and fast
> forward it will only fast forward a second or so (no matter what the
> duration of the timeskip).
> 
> 
> I'm using version 5aa7665 and this has been happening to me for quite
> a few revisions (ever since I upgraded to 0.24, this feature worked
> perfectly in 0.23). What details can I provide to help diagnose this?
> I can reproduce this at any time so if I need to enable log categories
> please fire them at me! I've upgraded my frontend install to 'c81a3d7'
> but not started using it yet. 
> 
> 
> I've been having a slightly more random problem with the EPG as well
> in that when I load it sometimes I get the progress indicator ('Please
> wait...') the EPG will load up correctly with the preview image at the
> top right hand corner but the progress indicator won't go away (and I
> have to restart the process), this is happening with the Mythbuntu
> theme (if that helps!), this happens fairly infrequently and is
> difficult to reproduce so I'm not too bothered about it. :-)
> 
> 
> Thank you! 

Just a note,

This problem has been identified a couple of times...

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/462250?#462250
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/456600?#456600

to point out a few.  So you're not alone on this one.

Nasa


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