[mythtv-users] OSX Live TV issues

Ian Clark mrrooster at gmail.com
Fri May 7 18:49:54 UTC 2010

On 7 May 2010 19:05, Dan Wilga <mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu> wrote:
> On 5/7/10 10:59 AM, Ian Clark wrote:
>> On 7 May 2010 15:55, Ian Clark<mrrooster at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> [snip me again]
>> Sorry to follow up to myself:
>> I have just noticed this in syslog:
>> On Mac OS X, you might be loading two sets of Qt binaries into the
>> same process. Check that all plugins are compiled against the right Qt
>> binaries. Export DYLD_PRINT_LIBRARIES=1 and check that only one set of
>> binaries are being loaded.
> I get this too, but MFE otherwise works fine.

I've resolved that message, but it's made no difference. :(

If anyone's interested, it appeared to be loading libQtCore.4.dynlib
and libQtGui from .osx-packager/build/lib/, as well as the version
packaged in the app bundle, I didn't investigate any further, just
moved these out of the way. :)

> Live TV does work about 50% of the time for me, but is prone to either lock
> up or return a "timed out while buffering video" or "Failed to tune" error
> when trying to tune. If a successful tune does occur, it then works fine.

Mine appears to tune okay but then drops back to the desktop with an
error. It seems to do this consistantly too. Other linux frontends
have worked in the past so I don't think it's a network issue,
especially as recordings are fine, including recordings that are in

Extra logging doesn't seem to reveal anything either, it just... stops. :)
010-05-07 19:43:57.650 MythSocketThread: Total read time: 0ms, on sockets
2010-05-07 19:43:57.650 Reacquired ready read lock
2010-05-07 19:43:57.650 ProcessAddRemoveQueues
2010-05-07 19:43:57.650 Construct FD_SET
2010-05-07 19:43:57.650 Waiting on select..
2010-05-07 19:43:57.652 MythSocket(22807e10:41):
readBlock(0x579895297, 32768) called
2010-05-07 19:43:57.653 MSqlQuery::exec(DBManager1) SELECT chanid,
starttime, endtime, discontinuity, chainpos, hostprefix, cardtype,
channame, input FROM tvchain WHERE chainid = 'live-dhcp1
13.thejolly.demon.co.uk-2010-05-07T19:43:55' ORDER BY chainpos; <<<<
Returns 2 row(s)
2010-05-07 19:43:57.653 MSqlQuery::next(DBManager1) Result: "chanid =
1605, starttime = 2010-05-07T19:43:56, endtime = 2010-05-07T19:43:57,
discontinuity = 0, chainpos = 0, hostprefix = myth
://, cardtype = DUMMY, channame = 2, input =
2010-05-07 19:43:57.653 MSqlQuery::next(DBManager1) Result: "chanid =
1605, starttime = 2010-05-07T19:43:57, endtime = 2010-05-07T20:00:00,
discontinuity = 1, chainpos = 1, hostprefix = myth
://, cardtype = DVB, channame = 2, input =

I'll upload the whole log if it's any use to anyone.



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