[mythtv-users] Reliability problems when switching to view live tv
ignasiak at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 11:37:50 EDT 2005
This turned out to be a known problem with pthreads in Debian based
AMD64 systems. Unfortunately, it took a lot of time to figure that
Here is a link to an old mailing list entry describing the problem and
a patch to fix it:
On 7/16/05, Todd Ignasiak <ignasiak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the response. I tried adding that line to my xorg.conf,
> but I still get the video problems.
> I can always open the ringbuf file with vlc. So, I know the data is
> there, and VLC can reliably open the video output. It seems like a
> communications problem between the frontend and backend.
> On 7/15/05, Kim Wall <kim at ductilebiscuit.net> wrote:
> > Todd Ignasiak wrote:
> > > But, I have probably a 20% success rate in actually viewing live TV.
> > > Most of the time, I only get a blank screen and have to kill
> > > mythfrontend to get out of it.
> > I believe this may be an issue with the nvidia driver... I found that
> > adding:
> > Option "RenderAccel" "off"
> > to the device section of the XF68Config seemed to cure it.
> > kim.
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