[mythtv] CVS frontend hosed for the last week

Curtis Stanford curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Sun Aug 8 12:40:51 EDT 2004

On August 8, 2004 07:32 am, Kyle Rose wrote:
> Curtis Stanford <curtis at stanfordcomputing.com> writes:
> > I haven't been able to use the CVS version of mythfrontend for over a
> > week now. I've distcleaned and remade many times and the same thing
> > happens: When I watch a recording, I get a fast motion picture with no
> > audio for about 5 seconds. Then I get a brief burst of normal video
> > and audio followed by normal video and just static for the audio. If I
> > try it a few times, it eventually hangs and I have to kill it from
> > another terminal. I have to stick with a 10 day old version that still
> > works.
> I've been having similarly strange issues for the past ten days or so:
> it's not just you, Curtis.  Ever since Isaac's epic checkin that
> changed about half the output code in one fell swoop, I can't play
> video on my Xv-only, non-experimental, non-RTC-timing remote
> frontend.  All I get is a video stutter, a few seconds of audio, and
> then X locks up.
> Cheers,
> Kyle

Thanks for the validation Kyle. Misery loves company :-) I'm still trying the 
suggestions made about the /dev/rtc device, etc. but no luck so far.

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