[mythtv-users] "Please Wait" no longer appearing when playing recordings?

John Veness John.Veness.mythtv at pelago.org.uk
Sat Feb 12 23:25:15 UTC 2011

On 12/02/11 22:23, John Veness wrote:
> I don't know if it's related to this recent commit, but I have had a few
> frontend hangs since the "Please Wait" screen disappeared. The hangs
> seem to happen if I press a key in the few seconds after pressing Return
> to start playback of a recording but before playback starts. This tends
> to happen now because of the lack of feedback as I'm not sure if the
> initial Return was registered. For example, if I press Return a second
> time, or if I press Esc after pressing Return, or if I press a cursor
> key after Return, then the frontend will often (not always) hang.

Stuart Morgan has just replied to someone else in the mythtv development 
mailing list the following:

> this is almost certainly a lockup that we're already aware of and a
> simple fix should be committed soon. It's not playing from the bookmark which
> is the problem but key-presses arriving before we transition to the playing
> state. This is easily triggered if you happen to press the SELECT/PLAY buttons
> twice by mistake or because you weren't sure that the first registered.

This sounds like the problem I'm seeing, so it sounds like it will be 
fixed soon. Thanks MythTV devs!



John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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