[mythtv] Re: Re: MacOS X binary Rev1 released

Joshua King jking_ok at yahoo.com.au
Thu Nov 4 03:53:05 UTC 2004


Hi Brad,

On 4/11/04 11:16 AM, "Brad" <mythtv at braddolman.com> wrote:

> - I am using a 15" aluminum powerbook and unfortunately the screen
> dims and eventually turns off according to my settings in the Energy
> Saver prefpane. When using other MPlayer or VLC, they keep the
> display from going to sleep while video is playing. Is it possible to
> have mythtvfrontend behave the same? Ideally, I suppose it shouldn't
> sleep the display while video is actually playing, although I guess
> it would be beneficial if it were allowed to sleep when not playing
> video (such as when in a menu).

I use the freeware program Jiggler in combination with Mythfrontend to
decrease this happening (http://www.macupdate.com/jiggler). There's probably
a patch that could be written though...

> - Although mythtvfrontend seems to be running well, everytime I quit
> the frontend I get an error message saying that the application
> unexpectedly quit. Are others having this problem. If someone thinks
> they could track it down, I'd be happy to provide the details from
> the crash report.

I can't help on this though -- I'm using the CVS and I haven't had this
happen?

Joshua King




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