[mythtv-users] DVB-T radio timeline strangeness

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 09:34:36 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 9:05 PM, John Veness
<John.Veness.mythtv at pelago.org.uk> wrote:
> On 10/08/2011 14:17, John Veness wrote:
>> Starting some time within the last few weeks, I have seen some
>> strangeness when playing back DVB-T "radio" recordings from UK Freeview
>> (e.g. BBC Radio 4). Specifically:
>> 1, If I play back a recording that is currently in progress, and skip to
>> the end, I still hear the audio playing OK but the frontend seems to
>> hang - it won't respond to cursor keys or "Esc" or "I" or anything like
>> that. I have to pkill mythfrontend to regain control.
> I guess it's bad form to bump, but am I really the only person seeing
> this, with latest 0.24-fixes on Ubuntu?
> Could other UK Freeview users schedule a recording on, e.g, Radio 4, and
> then while it's still recording, start playing it back then skip to the
> end with e.g. down arrow, and see if it hangs for you as I describe above?
> The other problems listed below could also do with verifying, but the
> above is the most annoying.

I must say with DVB-S radio transmissions in NZ I get similar results.
I always figured it might have something to do with the fact that myth
uses video frame numbers for timing (seektable) and that there are no
video frames in an audio transmission. Beyond that I have not
investigated or thought too much.

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