[mythtv] frontend hangs on livetv error

Jonathan Sass jsass at magnifeye.com
Thu Feb 3 18:17:44 UTC 2005

I too am having similar issues with signal strength changing for 
pcHDTV.  Would it be possible to modify the code so the front end shows 
something like a test pattern if the channel signal is too low?  Can 
someone point me to the source where it  might be appropriate to make 
changes like that?


On Feb 3, 2005, at 5:12 AM, James Armstrong wrote:

> Can the frontend be easily fixed so that it will either display a 
> warning or just exit back to the menu when livetv fails? I get this 
> every now and then when I am changing cards / inputs and there is no 
> signal or low signal with the pcHDTV card. The frontend just sits at a 
> black screen and I have to kill and restart:
> Remote encoder not responding.
> LiveTV not successfully started
> Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> Changing from None to None
> It looks like the frontend knows about the problem but does not exit 
> from livetv properly.
> - James
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