[mythtv-users] First Time Playing Recorded Show Always Fails

Donavan Stanley geckofiend at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 21:09:37 UTC 2005

On 6/6/05, Tom Lichti <tom at redpepperracing.com> wrote:
> Rob Rosenfeld wrote:
> > I'm running current CVS on the HEAD branch.  The first time I try to
> > watch any recording, I get a black screen for maybe 5 minutes, then I
> > get the prompt that usually shows up after a show ends offering three
> > choices if I want to delete or keep the episode.  If I tell it to keep
> > it and try again it plays immediately.  How do I get it to play
> > correctly on the first attempt?
> I am experiencing this as well. I am on CVS from a few weeks ago, not
> that it makes much of a difference. Haven't found a workaround as yet.

First, does it happen with current CVS?  A few weeks ago makes a hug
difference.  Even a few days can make a huge difference.

Second, what does it say in the console?  How about with -v playback?

All in all, without more information nobody is going to be able to help you.

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