[mythtv] Frontend crash watching TV or recording

Rutger Hendriks Loial at home.nl
Thu Feb 24 10:23:35 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 23 February 2005 20:41, tommy wrote:
>  > Since 2 weeks (I think) I'm having this problem where the frontend
>  > gives a segmentation fault when I select Watch TV and also when
>  > I select a previously recorded file. Watching video's with mythvideo
>  > (mplayer) works fine and also mythmusic has no problems.
> This is only aplicable if you have the frontend compiled for 64 bits
> (march=k8/athlon64) and you are using your pvr-350 as your output
> device. There is a bug in the handling of the output when running on a
> 64 bit arch in videoout_ivtv.cpp due to the size of a pointer != int
> Please try this patch:
> http://gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/100858?#100858
> and report your findings to the myth-dev list.
> Cheers,
>    Tom.

This is in response to the identically titled thread in myth-users.

I have applied this patch and although it seems to me it is a necessary patch 
for AMD64 support, it unfortunately does not fix the problem I had (see above 
and in the myth-users list).


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