[mythtv-users] Patch available for mythfrontend freeze

faginbagin mythtv at hbuus.com
Wed Jan 16 03:58:27 UTC 2008

Thanks. Reminds me I forgot to mention the patch is for two files:
videoout_xv.cpp - This is the one that "might" help you.
RingBuffer.cpp - this patch is already in trunk.

Scott D. Davilla wrote:
>> I found the freeze was due to a deadlock between two threads, each
>> wanting the lock (mutex) that the other had and I think I've fixed it.
>> At least, I can't reproduce it, after trying and trying. So I'm happy
>> and want to share with the mythtv community.
> I'll give it a spin and see if if solves my frontend hang viewing 
> 1080i content on an AppleTV. I'm running svn 15221. Let you know in a 
> few days.
> Scott
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