[mythtv-users] gentoo, latest mythtv - mythfrontend has no text

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 16:23:45 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Erik Hovland<erik at hovland.org> wrote:
>> When you say "latest mythtv" do you mean trunk?  I'm running
>> 0.21-fixes rev 20500 under Gentoo with pretty close to the most recent
>> stable Gentoo packages: x11-base/xorg-server-1.5.3-r6,
>> 2.6.28-gentoo-r5 kernel etc.  I have no such problem.
> Sorry, late night. But no excuse. I am running the 0.21, r19961 on both frontends. Both have xorg-server 1.5.3-r6 and kernel 2.6.27-gentoo-r8. But one is x86 while the other is amd64 (also the backend).
>> What upgrades did you recently merge?
> The xorg-server and the necessary input drivers. But so far reverting to xorg-server 1.3.0 did not yield any good results.
> I doubt this is mythtv. All of my searches show that the problem lies elsewhere but mythtv exposes it.
> The symptom to state more clearly is that after mythfrontend launches I see the image caching progress and then the screen only has the theme background. The Xorg log does not have any (EE) entries and running -v most on the frontend does not turn up anything except that the mythweather jobs don't start like they normally would.

Sounds like a themepainter issue to me.  does mythfrontend -O
Themepainter=qt show the text?

Are you running an nvidia card? are you using nv or nvidia drivers?

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