[mythtv-users] Playback hung

Dick Steffens dick at dicksteffens.com
Mon Mar 17 22:50:51 UTC 2014

On 03/17/2014 02:17 AM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:31:23 -0700, you wrote:
>> While watching a recorded program it hung. There was no response to the
>> remote, no response to the keyboard, and no response to the mouse (which
>> I can see at the top edge of the screen while the front end is running).
>> The only solution was to power cycle the machine.
>> <snip>
> You can try Ctrl-Alt-F1 and log in from another tty.  Then do "restart
> lightdm" to restart the display manager and X.  Or do the same via an
> ssh login.

As I said, there was no response to the keyboard. I didn't think to try 
ssh login. I'll have to remember to do that should it ever happen again.


Dick Steffens

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