[mythtv-users] Watch TV hangs on Please Wait...

Brent Bolin brent.bolin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 21:32:36 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>  On 01/26/2011 08:32 PM, Kenni Lund wrote:
>> 2011/1/27 Clifford Snow:
>>> In the last few days, I keep getting "Please Wait ..." when going to
>>> Watch
>>> TV.  MythTV successfully records all the schedule programs and allows
>>> playback of the recorded items.  It seems to be just the Watch TV
>>> selection
>>> that is not working.
>> Just a "me too"...I had the *exact* same issue on one of my frontends
>> after upgrading to latest 0.24-fixes yesterday (I think it was ~10
>> days since the last upgrade), but i thought it was some local problem
>> (I've had other unrelated problems recently). I did try out a lot of
>> different things, but in the end I deleted all frontend settings, and
>> all of my channels on the backend. After rescanning the channels and
>> configuring audio and video on the frontend, the problem was solved -
>> or at least it didn't occur any more.
>> Someone who still has the issue should probably hook gdb into the
>> process, to see what's going on.
> Note, also, that it seems that 2 of our experts may be hot on the trail of
> fixing this issue.
> Which capture devices are you all using?  They seem to have found an issue
> that may affect Live TV for all HD-PVR users (and possibly other slow-tuning
> devices).
> Mike
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I've seen this a couple of times.  Only when using LiveTV.  Rarely use
LiveTV only for news in the morning.

Could be either pcHD5500 or Dvico FusionHD7

Not sure, I've never configured udev or modprobe to have a consistant
order after reboot.

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