[mythtv-users] MythTV freezing up

Terence Tan calroth at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 10:55:42 UTC 2007

On 07/01/07, SBMythTV <SBMythTV at cox.net> wrote:
> About once a day the entire system freezes up and there is nothing to do
> but to reboot. Each time the system was either in the process of recording
> a show or in the process of a commercial detection job.

You don't say what your video card is, but certain NVIDIA cards can
freeze up with the infamous "NVRM: Xid". Next time you freeze, see if
you can ssh into your machine and check the bottom of the output of
"dmesg" for anything like that.

Unfortunately, if that's the case, there's no well-defined way of
dealing with it. Some people claim to have found solutions but it's


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