[mythtv-users] System freeze when watching live tv

Robert Middleswarth robert at middleswarth.net
Sun Mar 30 00:40:13 UTC 2003

David Tarkowski wrote:

>With MythTV 0.8 (and also 0.7 before it) my system freezes hard when trying
>to change channels while watching live tv.  I've noticed that if I am
>recording with, for example, mencoder and I hit ^Z the same thing happens.
>I'm guessing that this has something to do with the way that mythtv pauses
>(or doesn't pause) the recording when changing channels and my card doesn't
>like it.
See the Archive for more info the system freeze is caused by your audio 
drivers not working right when mythtv try to change channels


>I have an AverTV Stereo on a K7S5A board.  I'm running RH8.0 with a 2.4.19
>kernel from kernel.org and alsa sound drivers.
>Any thoughts, suggestions?

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