[mythtv] Freeze in frontend during automatic channel change

Jacob zero at purdue.edu
Wed Aug 25 15:35:44 EDT 2004

I have been having this problem as well.  Running debian with 2.6.7 kernel
and using ivtv-0.1.10-pre2-ck104b drivers for my pvr-250MCE. The error
output from mythfrontend for me is this message repeated over and over
"recorder already exists"


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <huffman at graze.net>
To: <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 9:32 AM
Subject: [mythtv] Freeze in frontend during automatic channel change

> All,
>     I've seen this problem in both 15.1 and in the latest CVS (more-so in
> though).  When a show is scheduled to record and you're watching livetv,
> window pops up and if you just let it count down and then switch channels
> automatically, the frontend freezes.  No combination of exit or other keys
> get out of it.  Doing an strace on the mythfrontend process I saw it
> trying to do a read and there was a hostname of "nohost" being listed over
> over.
>     I am running Fedora Core 2 w/ stock kernel, atrpms ivtv and lirc
> I was running the mythtv packages from atrpms before I upgraded to CVS.
> Frontend and backend are on the same machine and I have one PVR-250
> card.
> Any suggestions are appreciated!
> Brian


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