[mythtv-users] mythtv-setup freezing

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Nov 10 20:22:14 UTC 2004

Magnus Ekhall wrote:

> Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>> Magnus Ekhall wrote:
>>> I'm having problems getting channles into Myth using xmltv.
>>> This is what happens:
>>> I run mythtv-setup and in the "Video Sources" section I configure 
>>> xmltv for my country (Sweden). When I exit the "Video Sources" menu, 
>>> I get a progressbar frozen at 50% forever. And ever.
>>> When I finally kill the mythtv-setup process, I can se that xmltv 
>>> has been run in the terminal window that i started mythtv-setup in, 
>>> and that it probably sat there nicely waiting for some user 
>>> interaction!
>>> "get channel Barnkanalen (barnkanalen.svt.se)? [yes, no, all, none 
>>> (default=yes)]"
>>> What's going on here?
>> It is waiting for you to answer.  Run mythtv-setup from a terminal 
>> window and switch back to that window when the progress bar stops 
>> moving and answer the questions asked.
> Thanks for your answer!
> How can I switch back to the terminal window without killing the 
> mythtv-setup process?

Depends on your window manager, but ALT-TAB or something like that 
usually works


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