[mythtv-users] Can't watch recordings or Live TV on a frontend.

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 19:46:10 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried to update to .22 this weekend.  Now, I have a frontend that
> won't play recordings or live tv.
> When I start Live TV, I get this in my frontend log:
> As I mentioned over the weekend, the database changes hosed my
> database.  All my recordings are gone.  Now, I can't even watch Live
> TV anymore.
> I'm trying to set up my channels.  I'm tuning Live TV on a remote
> frontend, or, at least, I'm trying to.  Apparently, I can't change the
> channel off the channel I'm currently tuned to.  Whenever I start
> "Watch TV", I get the "Please Wait" screen, then a black screen, then
> I get dumped back to the menu, and get a very cryptic "Error opening
> jump program file" message.  I can't change the channel off the one
> that seems to be causing this problem.

I had this problem on a new frontend setup recently - I determined
that I didn't have the nvidia driver installed.

I assume you're using an nvidia card - can you check that the correct
driver is installed and being loaded by xorg.conf?

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