[mythtv] Mythbackend stuffs up if no video signal is present
jhurliman at myrealbox.com
Fri May 9 13:53:08 EDT 2003
Would it be possible to hack the ivtv driver to make it insert blank
frames when no data is detected? Not the 100% ideal solution but until
driver status is implemented it would keep the thing from crashing.
Isaac Richards wrote:
>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
>>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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