[mythtv] Ticket #6853: Apparent deadlock on playback exit

Shane gnome42 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 23:42:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 6:11 PM, Pasha Golovko <pasha at golovko.org> wrote:
> I am still getting these lock-ups.
> Recently it also started happening on DVD-rips that I have in MythVideo
> (HD/SD and avi/mp4).
> For now to mitigate it, I've set up a script that attaches gdb to
> mythfrontend and then detaches right away. That seems to resume normal
> operation.
> Initially I thought to blame this on sound-card driver issues, however this
> seems to happen on built-in Realtek ALC662 and external USB SoundBlaster MP3
> regardless whether i'm doing AC3 passthrough or not.
> I'd really like this addressed somehow since it really decreases WAF at
> times when I'm not at home to press 'reset' button on time.
> I'm currently running trunk r22076. I can update to latest-n-greatest if
> needed without much hustle.

Yeah, might as well try a fresh checkout. There has been several
updates since that version.


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