[mythtv-users] Error encountered when LiveTV switches shows.

Mike LaPlante mike at dividia.net
Mon Dec 29 18:31:18 UTC 2008

David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Mon, December 29, 2008 10:13 am, Mike LaPlante wrote:
>> I'm somehow seeing an old bug resurfaced on my system, or possibly a new
>> one, more likely a configuration error :-).
>> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1153
>> While watching LiveTV every time the show ends I get kicked out and get
>> the message "Error encountered while displaying video" (or something to
>> that affect).  It seems pretty consistent, the only time I've noticed
>> that it doesn't happen is when another episode of the same show comes on
>> next.
> Does it coincide with a channel change, or does it happen even if the two
> shows are on the same channel?
> I ask because I may be hitting the same bug.  Occasionally when I change
> channels in Live TV I get that error.  It only happens when I'm using the
> card that's connected to my cable box.  I've been theorizing that it might
> be caused by the sync disturbance when the cable box changes channels, but
> that could be totally wrong.
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No channel changing here. Just letting LiveTV go from one show to the 
next. So it always happens either on the hour, or at the 1/2 hour mark.

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