[mythtv-users] Re: TV Freezes UPDATE

Dennis Hand 4hands at earthlink.net
Sat Jun 25 20:22:19 UTC 2005

 > Soon after sending out this message: 
> ""When in mythfrontend I hit the "Watch TV" thing and the TV plays 
> for about 3 seconds (it looks good), then it freezes (it goes back to 
> the main mythfrontend window soon after)! I am running Fedora Core 3 
> with a Huappauge 250 and a Nvidia video card (using TV out). Any help? 
> Also, I see something of a colored frame around the screen only when 
> using watch TV. Any way to fix that? 
> Thanks! 
> Sam Krupa"" 
> I tried watching TV again and after playing for about 2 seconds the 
> TV stream turned off and a warning said "Error displaying video." 
> Does that help fix my problem? 

I had the exact same problem. It drove my crazy for hours. Then I figured
out by turning off or commenting out

Option "RenderAccel" "1"

in xorg.conf fixed it for me. Hope this helps.


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