[mythtv] v31 hdtv-recorder observations

John Patrick Poet john at BlueSkyTours.com
Mon Nov 8 16:58:06 UTC 2004


On Sun, 7 Nov 2004, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:

> On Sunday 07 November 2004 00:47, John Patrick Poet wrote:
> > Changing channels seems to work now -- at least as well as the latest
> > CVS works, that is.
> >
> > I have no idea how long it has been this way, but changing channels from
> > any of my "upcoverted" or true HDTV channels, to a SD digital channel
> > causes the frontend to freeze.  The reverse is also true.  If I change
> > from an HD channel to another HD channel, everything is fine.  If I
> > change from a SD channel to a SD channel, everything is fine.  Changing
> > from HD to SD, or SD to HD causes the front end to freeze.  This is not
> > unique to your hdtv-recorder patch -- the latest CVS exhibits this
> > behaviour.  I know this used to work, because I tested this back when I
> > was working on the DisplayRes switching code.
>
> I'm wondering if this is with XvMC enabled as I get frontend freezes with
> channel changes from a ts recorder of my own (dvb, but not mythbackend). This
> is with the via xvmc decoder stuff, but with only xv decoding everything is
> just fine. I've been unable to figure out where the lockup is occurring.
>
> Just wondering..
> Kenneth


Actually, I am seeing this with Xv.  I have a powerful enough machine that I
don't have to use XvMC.

John


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