[mythtv-users] MythTV playback fails in Fedora 28 4.19.2 after multi-package update today
jlistspam at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 23:20:54 UTC 2018
On 11/29/2018 6:32 PM, jlistspam wrote:
> On 11/29/2018 9:26 AM, Greg Oliver wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 8:03 AM John Pilkington
>> <johnpilk222 at gmail.com <mailto:johnpilk222 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 27/11/2018 17:44, Greg Oliver wrote:
>> > On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 3:12 PM Nigel Jewell
>> <nigel.jewell at grufty.co.uk <mailto:nigel.jewell at grufty.co.uk>
>> > <mailto:nigel.jewell at grufty.co.uk
>> <mailto:nigel.jewell at grufty.co.uk>>> wrote:
>> > On 22/11/2018 20:29, John Pilkington wrote:
>> > > I'm not sure that this is the best place to report, but
>> much of the
>> > > system seems ok and mythfrontend locks up with 'Please
>> wait' on
>> > > starting playback. Recovery seems to need power-off
>> and reboot.
>> > >
>> > > KDE, nVidia GT 710 with 410.78, vdpau HQ
>> > >
>> > > Reverted to 4.18.18 and it works again.
>> > You are probably experiencing this:
>> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1650224 ??
>> > Nige.
>> > There are several tuner related bugs as well with 4.19+
>> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/11/20/1208
>> > is one of them. Might be good for everyone to stay on 4.18
>> until they
>> > get backported. LKML has quite a few of them today that I noticed
>> > during leisurely reading..
>> > -Greg
>> I had not seen problems like this while running 4.18.18, but
>> 4.19.5 is
>> now in Fedora updates-testing and is working for me.
>> Yeah - that example was related to the flexcop cards, but they made
>> under the hood changes to v4l2 that affected more cards, but not
>> all. What sucks is that the kernel has very strict rules regarding
>> breaking userspace, but apparently the multimedia (v4l2) subsections
>> do not adhere to that policy, so they just fix as they go.. Kind of
>> depressing actually.
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> Thank you for bringing up this issue. I had the same problem on one
> of my machines after upgrading three of them from Fedora 28 to 29. I
> couldn't figure out what the issue was after removing and installing
> the nvidia drivers and myth itself. Based on this info, I rebooted and
> selected the 4.18.16-200 kernel and the playback works now.
> You saved me a lot of time as I was preparing to rebuild the whole
> machine this weekend. It looks like the 4.19.5 kernel in Fedora has
> the patch. Hopefully that will hit the main updates soon.
> Thank you!
Just an FYI that my machines received the 4.19.6-300 kernel in the
updates today. That kernel plays back videos correctly.
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