[mythtv] Black screen after program guide

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat Nov 20 15:15:04 UTC 2004

On Saturday 20 November 2004 10:05 am, John Harvey wrote:
> I've never seen it happen but it's a horrible interaction between the X
> driver, the OSD interface in myth and the way the card needs driving. So it
> isn't really the fault of myth or ivtv alone but more about myth trying to
> overcome shortcoming in the xdriver.
> I do have some thoughts about this but not enough time at the moment to
> make any progress about fixing them.
>  I think saying that its an ivtv issue purely is a bit harsh since its
> really caused by the way myth talks to the 350's frame buffer directly for
> some things but uses X for others and a race condition between the 2
> causing this behavior.

It doesn't happen at all with 0.1.9.  Only started happening in newer 
revisions.  Therefore, it is solely an ivtv driver bug.


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