[mythtv-users] DVB playback problems over a long time

Charlie Brej brejc8 at vu.a.la
Thu Sep 2 03:53:04 EDT 2004

phil-vid at stolenshoes.net wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having some problems with DVB playback in LiveTV. If it is left
> unattended for a long period of time (say hours),
> - Exiting back to the main menu will cause a freeze in the gui for up to 30
> seconds, or
> - The frontend will be locked on a still picture and not responding
> I have 2 cards, DVB-S and T. Most times the backend and frontend processes
> are still running when this occurs. Anyone have any ideas on how to
> troubleshoot this?
> phil

I think this might be a delete pause. The fifo file you made gets huge and it 
takes 30 secs to delete it. If you never rewind further than an hour or so then 
reduce your fifo down to say 1 gig.

         Charlie Brej
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