[mythtv] Mythfrontend locks up on android

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Wed May 15 22:50:50 UTC 2019

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 4:45 PM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:

> My android frontend on fire 4K occasionally (once or twice a week),
> locks up and needs to be restarted. This does not happen during
> playback, but often after ending playback when the dialog comes up
> asking whether to delete or save the recording. It also happens randomly
> at other times in the GUI.
> Has anybody else seen this?

Yes, on the Shield, but only with the apk I got from you.  I have not had
time to try and build a new apk myself and I was going to do that before
reporting the issue.

It used to be that I could just press "Home" on the remote and mythtv
> would be killed. With the latest code I have to go into setup
> applications and "force stop" before it can restart.

Yes, for this specific problem, I am seeing the same.

> Possibly the hangs could be due to a bad wifi connection. Sometimes the
> fire stick loses the wifi connection. Perhaps I should revert to an
> ethernet connection, however the fire stick has a habit of forgetting it
> has ethernet and needing a reboot to see the ethernet attachment again.

My shield is hard-wired.  I am not using Wifi with it.

> I am not sure how to debug this as it is not easily reproduced. When it
> does happen I am not in a position to start a debugging session.

I had it happen several times in a row, and then it has been well behaved
since then.  However, I have not had time to use it much so I cannot report
on a good sampling.

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