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

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Dec 30 06:31:22 UTC 2008

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 12/28/2008 02:44 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
>> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Well, they're different package versions, but mythfrontend --version
>> gives the same protocol and library API version numbers for both.  Is
>> there something else I should check?
> Really, you're supposed to run the same SVN revision number (which would 
> mean that protocol and library versions /must/ be identical), so 
> /that's/ the one to report to prove that you have the same version.

OK, so after taking a backup of the master backend, I upgraded it to the
same packages.  Its local frontend still works, but the remote frontend
still hangs trying to play previews.  So it's not a version mismatch.

This is highly curious, since the whole setup worked before I upgraded.

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