[mythtv-users] MythVideo Focus Issue

Paul Andreassen paulx at andreassen.com.au
Mon Dec 5 07:33:05 EST 2005

On Mon, 5 Dec 2005 11:23 am, jmk wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've run into an intermittent focus issue with MythVideo. Occasionally,
> focus will not switch to mplayer when a video is selected within "Browse
> Videos". It appears focus stays locked to Myth. When I kill mplayer I
> find that Myth had processed each of the key presses I thought were
> going to mplayer. This seems to happen for both keyboard and my lirc
> remote. I haven't really found a pattern to this. I'll go into MythVideo
> and play a couple seconds of a movie, back out and into live TV for a
> few seconds. If I do this five times in a row, on average, two of them
> will have focus issues. Here's the basic system: Gentoo, evilwm, Myth
> SVN:7738.
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Joe

Try this, put a 'sleep 1;' before the mplayer command.  Seems to help if it 
doesn't start mplayer straight away.

When I kill mplayer, in the log it says something about 'rtc sleep'.  My guess 
is mplayer is missing it frame display time.


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