[mythtv-users] Mythmusic background player stopping

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Mon Apr 21 19:25:22 UTC 2008

Enigma wrote:
>> I run Myth 0.21 on my carputer. I am attempting to use the background 
>> play
>> feature in *MythMusic* to play mp3s while the display is showing my GPS
>> software. I have an entry in my main menu that launches the GPS 
>> software.
>> If I start the music playing and exit *MythMusic* telling it to continue
>> playing then select the GPS menu item, the music will continue to 
>> play only
>> for the current song, when it tries to switch to the next track the 
>> player
>> stops playing. I think it has to do with the informational overlay 
>> that the
>> player tries to put on the screen, if I exit the GPS software the player
>> will overlay the information for the next track and continue playing.
>> Has anyone else seen an issue like this with the new background 
>> player? Are
>> there any workarounds for this issue, or maybe just a way to disable the
>> information overlay? Any help is greatly appreciated. 
> There is nobody else on the list that EXECs something while listening 
> to music?  Really????  There has to be someone who has seen this issue.


Paul H.

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