[mythtv] Video as time base stopped working on EPIA with recent CVS

steve at nexusuk.org steve at nexusuk.org
Sun Apr 11 10:32:38 EDT 2004

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On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Darren wrote:

> I would like some help with the following problem. The "Video as
> timebase" option has stopped working on my Nehemia EPIA frontend box.
> This problem started when I updated from a CVS version taken on the 29th
> March to an updated CVS version taken on 6th April.

I'm not aware of any changes to that code (I wrote it  and I don't know of 
anyone else doing work on it).  Having said that I haven't checked out 
from CVS for a couple of weeks and I'm not at home this weekend (I expect 
I'll check out next weekend some time since that's when I'm likley to have 

> When I say stopped working I mean, with "Video as timebase" switched on
> I get a short (less than half a second) period of audio, and I get a
> frame of video, but it doesn't move or update in anyway. Then both the

I get this on certain videos, as of the CVS version a couple of weeks ago.  
Never thought to turn off the "Video Timebase" option and try it since the 
videos also crashed mplayer.  Mplayer dies with a segfault on the affected 
videos and mythfrontend just hangs and sucks up all the CPU :(

> When I run mythfrontend on my backend pc I can use video as a timebase
> with no problems at all.

FWIW, I use an Athlon XP 1900+ and MX440 VGA card.

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