[mythtv-users] DVD Truncating (Underworld Evolution)

John Veness John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk
Mon Aug 6 17:17:57 UTC 2007

David Frascone wrote:
> I tried to play Underworld Evolution this weekend, and the movie stopped 
> about 2/3 of the way through.  I think the Frontend Crashed too.  I 
> restarted it from the closest chapter point, and it stopped again.  I 
> put the DVD into a different (Non Myth) player, and everything worked fine.
> My MythTV has a DL DVD+-RW drive.  Any ideas was was up?  I kept a spare 
> DVD player just for these "emergencies", but I'd sure like to pull it, 
> and have my Myth & Receiver be the only devices in my cabinet.
> -Dave

Assuming you're using the Myth Internal player, try playing it with a 
different software DVD player on the same hardware. That will at least 
try and narrow down the problem.


John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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