[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend (mythvideo) .25 crashes and timeouts

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 07:02:22 UTC 2012

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 7:06 PM, Phill Wiggin <alamar at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently upgraded my Myth install to .25.

Theres your problem, 0.25 has not been released so you are working on
development code which may or may not work on a day to day basis. You
don't even tell us where you are in terms of commits.

If you want to be a tester get real.

> I've got a dedicated backend and
> 2 net-booting frontends. The problem that I'm hitting is that in .24 (when
> mythvideo was a separate plugin), all my non-myth videos played fine.  Now,
> after the upgrade, certain files don't play.  Some stick on the 'Please
> wait..." screen, others crash to desktop, and a few play correctly.  It
> seems that anything I've ripped with xvid won't play. BluRay rips (mp4) play
> somewhat (but seem to have a slight video stutter). WMV files also play
> (with a stutter). OGM files stick at "Please wait..". MKV files seem to play
> fine, as does the one MOV file I have.
> Does it seem that I might have some sort of codec problem? I've compiled
> myth with xvid support and have xvid installed. I've tried installing both
> win32codecs and amd64codecs. I don't know enough about how mythvideo works
> to go further in that direction.
> I've searched around a bit, and haven't come up with anything that fits my
> situation (most of the results are about LiveTV).  Hopefully it's something
> simple that someone will pick up on right off.
> Any help is appreciated
> Phill W.

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