[mythtv-users] pvr-350 playback occasionally goes black / blank, returns with keypress

David Engel gigem at comcast.net
Tue Oct 5 00:58:21 UTC 2004

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 07:56:07PM -0400, Adam Berson wrote:
> using pvr-350 tv-out, my screen goes black during playback every ~10 
> seconds.  If I press a button that changes the display - such as 'I' or 
> 'M' or to adjust the volume - everything returns.
> I don't think this is the same problem as mentioned in the myth 
> troubleshooting, as I have all screensaves and power saving turned off 
> (I think), and things do NOT return when I move the mouse.

If you're really sure it's not a screensave kicking in, you've
probably got some other program (KDE panel, etc.) writing to the X
display.  This will cause X to overwrite the normally transparent OSD
used by Myth.

David Engel
gigem at comcast.net

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