[mythtv-users] osd font issue

Udo van den Heuvel udovdh at xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 29 13:54:57 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-28 18:45, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 03/28/2010 12:34 PM, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:

>>>> $ rpm -qf /usr/share/mythtv/themes/Retro-OSD
>>>> mythtv-themes-0.22-1.fc12.noarch
>>> OK, Retro-OSD is an OSD theme and is a supported theme from myththemes
>>> (even in 0.23-fixes).
>>> But, for some reason that theme didn't update properly, since
>>> "descriptfont" appears nowhere in any of the files in
>>> mythtv/mythplugins/myththemes.  Or, you have an old copy in
>>> $HOME/.mythtv/themes or something
>> I reinstalled the themes rpm and the description thing is in there.
>> It refers to Vera.ttf which is in ~/.fonts.
> OK...  You're using 0.22-fixes...  I had only looked in 0.23-fixes.

Sorry if I didn't make 0.22-fixes clear enough.

>> Copying Vera.ttf and VeraBd.ttf over to /usr/sharemythtv doesn't fix the
>> issue.
> No, the ~/.fonts dir means nothing to MythTV.  Caption fonts in
> /usr/share/mythtv, and theme-specific fonts in
> /usr/share/mythtv/themes/<themename> (so in this case,
> /usr/share/mythtv/themes/Retro-OSD ).

Doesn't help when I copy the two fonts over there.

> Though the caption font error means that the font file wasn't
> available/readable, the "Unknown font: descriptfont" means that there's
> an error in your OSD XML.
> That issue was fixed for 0.23-fixes. 
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/23338

The error doesn't go away when I edit osd.xml for all retro-OSD instances:

2010-03-29 15:49:46.554 Opening audio device 'hw:1,3'. ch 2(2) sr 48000
2010-03-29 15:49:46.554 Opening ALSA audio device 'hw:1,3'.
ALSA lib control.c:902:(snd_ctl_open_noupdate) Invalid CTL
2010-03-29 15:49:46.574 AudioOutput Warning: Mixer attach error -2: No
such file or directory
			Check Mixer Name in Setup: ''
2010-03-29 15:49:46.621 VideoOutputXv: XVideo Adaptor Name: 'RadeonHD
Textured Video'
2010-03-29 15:49:46.658 OSD Theme Dimensions W: 640 H: 480
2010-03-29 15:49:46.723 Unable to find font:
			No OSD will be displayed.
2010-03-29 15:49:46.724 OSD, Error: A CC708 font is missing
2010-03-29 15:49:46.761 New DB connection, total: 3

What about the mixer name for hw:1,3?

Kind regards,

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