[mythtv-users] 0.25-fixes 'Video Frame Buffering Failed Too Many Times' whenever a new program starts (Live TV)

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 02:21:35 UTC 2012

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Michael Wareman
<michael at waremanfamily.com> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> I saw your commit towards this (
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/commits/514122 ) - but still
> having the issue.  Just wanted to let you know that (at least for me) your
> suspicion about this not being the root cause is a good one.
> It's strange - the transition just not (FOX - Simpsons => The Office) seemed
> to happen OK - then at 4 mins into The Office the video paused - and then
> after a minute or so dropped back to main menu with the dreaded 'Video frame
> buffering failed too many times'. I wonder why it took 4 minutes.

That change didn't quite work, though it was a step in the right
direction.  A subsequent commit to Master does it right, but I haven't
committed it to 0.25-fixes because I'm now seeing a new premature EOF
problem when the program transition happens.

I can't explain why it would fail midway through a program, but I've
seen that reported elsewhere.


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