[mythtv-users] Media monitor hanging frontend

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Feb 11 15:04:41 EST 2004

On Wednesday 11 February 2004 14:12, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> >On Wednesday 11 February 2004 12:10, J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> >>Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> >>>Has anybody seen this (running CVS from 2/09)?
> >>>
> >>>If I insert a CD (I think DVD also), it hangs the frontend.
> >>>mythfrontend spits out messages from the media monitor indicating
> >>> MEDIASTAT_USEABLE, then it says "Found handler...", then...
> >>> frozen.  I have to kill mythfrontend at that point.  The frontend
> >>> was at the main menu at the time; it also happened when I was in
> >>> the mythmusic main menu.
> >>>
> >>>I'm going to try running it through gdb tonight to see where it's
> >>>hanging, but has anyone else seen this?
> >>
> >>Hmmm the next step after having found a handler is to perform a
> >> jump using the jump point code.  Is it possible your MythMusic is
> >> out of sync with the rest of MythTV?
> >
> >I don't think so... I always upgrade everything at once (first build
> > & install mythtv, then build & install plugins).
> >
> >I've never used the jumppoints before, so I wonder if I've got
> > something screwy?  Regardless, I'll run it through gdb if I get a
> > chance tonight & see what's going on.
> Well technicaly it's not the jump points themselves that get used,
> but a work alike section of code.   But once it's found a handler it
> sets the exiting to main menu flag and the callback from the handler
> (which is the same callback used by the jump map).
> I've almost finished transitioning over to my spiffy new 200g
> harddrive (thanks to whoever posted about that by the way).  Once
> that's done and I've updated my partition  backups I'll see if I can
> cause it to hang.

Ditto on that thank you... I got one of those drives myself.  Now all I 
need is some time to do a bare-metal rebuild of my Myth box.


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