[mythtv-users] Frontend hangs on show delete or exit Watch Recordings screen

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Thu Jun 23 17:38:06 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 06:20:11PM +0100, Stuart Morgan wrote:
> On Thu 23 June 2005 17:40, Wendy Seltzer wrote:
> > Lately (recent CVS), I've been finding the frontend often hangs
> > when I try to delete a show (at the Yes, Yes and allow re-record,
> > No screen) or when I leave the Watch Recordings screen.  Nothing
> > crashes; the frontend simply stops responding, and the only way to
> > get it back is to stop and restart the frontend.
> >
> > Anyone else seeing this?
> I'm seeing the frontend 'crash' when exiting the watch recordings
> screen. What actually happens in my case is that the Mythfrontend
> window disappears but the program is still running and I have to
> Ctrl+C it in the console.
> It happens regularly but not all the time. Usually when it crashes
> I've just stopped watching a recording and I'm exiting quickly back
> to the main menu (Esc, Esc). I wondered if it wasn't connected to
> the preview video somehow - i.e. it was buffering/initialising when
> I exited and this caused problems.

So if you change this screen to just show a "still" preview instead of
a "live" preview, does the problem go away?

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