[mythtv] [SVN7344] Live TV fails on second try

Jon Whitear jon at whitear.org
Thu Sep 29 13:13:13 UTC 2005

Jon Whitear wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm running SVN7344. Live TV works fine on the first try, but if I 
> exit to the menu and go back in, I get a blank screen for ~20s and get 
> returned to the menu. If I keep trying, the backend dies.
> I have attached logs from the frontend (-v network) and backend (-v 
> record channel siparser) These are two separate boxes. The latter has 
> 2 DVB-T cards, and is running Gentoo with a vanilla 2.6.13 kernel. The 
> frontend is a diskless EPIA M10K running Gentoo with an EPIA patched 
> 2.6.7 kernel, booting an NFS root from the backend. The logs begin at 
> a fresh start of both ends, and end with the backend dying.
> I have noticed that if (on the second try) I press a key to change 
> channel, I get the "You should have gotten a lock by now" dialogue, 
> even though I can see video playing in the background. I discovered 
> this after capturing the attached logs.
> Cheers,
> Jon

Logs were too big for the list, so you can find them here:-


I should add that I have recompiled with a a make distclean on the 
backend to disable EIT, since I had the memory leek issue yesterday as 



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