[mythtv-users] SD to HD switch with HD-PVR - mythfrontend crashes

Ron Garrison ron.garrison at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 23:47:03 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 6:25 AM, Gerald Brandt <gbr at majentis.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed .22 (mythbuntu).  I figured it would be a safer approach
> than upgrading.  I'm happy to report that it's all working well, except for
> a couple of small items.
> 1. Mythbuntu - what's going on?  I have half the features/plugins that 9.04
> had.  Where's my Apple Trailers?
> And now the one the emailis about...
> When I switch from an SD channel (Motorola 6200 locked to send 480p) to and
> HD channel (locked to 720p), I get a corrupt video display.  7 out of 10
> times, mythfrontend crashes, 1 out of 10 times, mythfrontend fixes itself
> and all is well, 2 out of 10 times mythfrontend goes back to a menu.
> I upgraded the drivers for my HD-PVR (dunno to what version though).
> Is there something I'm doing wrong?  Does anyone else have these issues?
> Motorola 6200 STB
> NVidia ION
> Mythbuntu 9.10
> MythTV 0.22

You could also try locking your 6200 to output only 720P.  This was
once a requirement, but according to the wiki it shouldn't be needed
anymore.  I haven't tried yet however, mine's still locked at 720P.


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