[mythtv-users] mythfrontend hangs with "NVP::OpenFile(): Error, file not found: output.nuv"

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sun Dec 28 10:09:17 UTC 2008


On Dec 28, 2008, at 12:55 AM, David Brodbeck wrote:

> I just updated one of my frontends to the latest 0.21-fixes package  
> from
> Packman, 0.21-19.  The backend is running 0.21-13.  Both of these
> packages have the same library API version and the same protocol  
> number,
> so they should be cross-compatible (I think.)
>
> However, my frontend now hangs when browsing the recording list.  I  
> get
> the following output:
> 2008-12-28 00:39:25.893 Connecting to backend server:  
> 192.168.10.7:6543
> (try 1 of 5)
> 2008-12-28 00:39:25.894 Using protocol version 40
> 2008-12-28 00:39:27.780 NVP: OpenFile() Warning, old player exited
> before new ring buffer created.
>            RingBuffer will use filename 'output.nuv'.
> 2008-12-28 00:39:27.780 RemoteFile::openSocket(control socket):
>            Could not connect to server "" @ port -1
> 2008-12-28 00:39:27.781 RemoteFile::openSocket(file data socket):
>            Could not connect to server "" @ port -1
> 2008-12-28 00:39:27.781 RingBuffer::RingBuffer(): Failed to open  
> remote
> file (output.nuv)
> 2008-12-28 00:39:27.781 NVP::OpenFile(): Error, file not found:  
> output.nuv
>
> Googling found  another example of the same message, but no solution.
> Does anyone know what happened here?  The obvious solution would be to
> downgrade the frontend back to the old version, but it's no longer
> available from Packman, so finding the RPM would be difficult.

Using different versions of frontend/backend is never supported, but  
I've seen his error when a hostname changes and you don't tell myth  
about it.



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