[mythtv-users] Commercial skip hangs frontend

Bob Jones daveshome at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 23:17:52 UTC 2004

On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 16:07:32 -0500 (EST), Chris Pinkham
<cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> > Last CVS update caused me to begin having these problems. Everything
> > works great as long as I don't hit z to skip commercials. If I do it
> > hangs with the following output. Any ideas on things to try to get it
> > working again?
> Last CVS update meaning when?  In other words, did you update last
> month, last week or last night?
> > 2004-12-04 15:12:22.051 DoFastForward: Not enough info in positionMap,
> > we need frame 1074404943 but highest we have is 107790
> The frame number it's trying to skip to would indicate you have a
> 9958 hour long recording which is unlikely, so either commercial
> flagging went haywire or something with your recordedmarkups table is.
> If you are using software compression, can you try updating to current
> CVS (ie, now) and re-flag the program you're having a problem with
> using the popup menu on the Watch Recording screen.  Then if it is
> still broke, let me know.
> --
> Chris

I noticed that it's only the previously recorded programs that are
doing this. Anything that's been recorded since the update is fine.
Also on the other frontends they all work fine. Weird but not a big
deal now I guess since I know that it's only the old stuff.
Thanks for the quick reply.

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