[mythtv] Mythbackend stuffs up if no video signal is present

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Fri May 9 13:32:36 EDT 2003

On Friday 09 May 2003 12:18 pm, Craig Longman wrote:
> > It turns out that after my RCA DSS receiver sits long enough, it takes
> > it upon itself to turn off the video - then, then next time I select
> > 'Watch TV', in Mythfrontend, it locks up (before opening the video
> > window) because there is no video (I'm currently testing a temporary
> > fix for this where I issue an 'on' code in RCA.pl before each channel
> > change).
> well, i am using regular cable directly into a pvr-250 card, and i see
> exactly the same thing.  sometimes the frontend gets locked into a
> 'rebuffering' loop for 2-3 minutes, sometimes the backend gets 'stuffed
> up'.  so, although this may be a problem, its not the only case where
> this can happen.

Basically, it's a driver issue -- it's not getting anymore data from the card, 
but it should be, and that's throwing everything off.


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