[mythtv] no picture, no sound ... ?

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 12 Oct 2002 18:45:24 -0400

On Saturday 12 October 2002 06:13 pm, Dr. J. S. Pezaris wrote:
> I tracked the problem down to the "while (!foundit)" loop in
> NuppelVideoPlayer::OpenFile.  It never finds the right frame.  The info on
> the first few frames looks like:
> From then on, we get a mixture of V-1 and V-2 frames interspersed with
> periodic R-T, S-V, S-A frame sequences.  The R-T timecodes and packet
> lengths are always the same large number, the S-V time codes increase (but
> at a slower rate than the V-1/V-2 timecodes) but always have 0 packet
> lengths, and the S-A time codes and packet lengths are always 0.
> So, Isaac, you were absolutely correct: the player is hanging.  Does the
> information above give any indication for what's going on, or where to
> look?

Do you see any frames with a frametype of 'A'?  Hm.  You wouldn't happen to 
have arts or esd or something else hogging the /dev/dsp device, would you?