[mythtv-users] MySQL issues on Mac OS frontend (other clients work fine)

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Wed Oct 12 15:07:42 UTC 2016

On 12/10/16 16:05, Jon Raiford wrote:
> "mythtv-users" <mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org> wrote on 10/12/2016
> 10:21:57 AM:
>> > There has been no response to this post. Does that mean nobody else
> has tried or does it mean nobody else has seen this issue.
>> > I was about to upgrade my backend to 0.28 but one front end is a mac
> and I don’t want to break a working system so I froze in my track and waited
>> I have a version of 0.28 I downloaded (I think from Sourceforge), and
>> it's working fine.
>> Is there any chance it's a firewall issue? Are you running Little Snitch
>> or anything like that on the Mac?
> I carried on by myself and found the problem to be something to do with
> the mythtv MySQL tweaks.  I eventually went through all of the mysql
> config files and removed anything extra I could find and then everything
> worked fine.  I wish I found out what actually caused it though.
> With that said, I still have a fairly major problem.  Ever since
> migrating to 0.28 I have been unable to edit out commercials cleanly.  I
> can still edit them fine for recordings made back on 0.27 in the 0.28
> setup, but anything that was recorded by 0.28 is flakey.  What I mean by
> that is, I'll press E to go into edit mode and as I shift back and forth
> x number of seconds or minutes, the screen will start to show the
> correct frame and then snap back to a different frame.  It makes editing
> a nightmare.

What sort of content do you see this on?

I've only seen a similar effect when editing HD content (h264)


> Regarding upgrading, I don't know if my problems are a result of
> upgrading Mythtv or if it is a result of upgrading Mythbuntu.  I do wish
> now that I had not done anything.  I upgraded because I was tired of my
> Mac frontend always shifting up the screen as I switched inputs on my
> receiver.  I would constantly have to exit MythFrontend and restart it
> so I could see the whole screen.  The good part is the new frontend no
> longer does this, but I've missed a few recordings messing with this
> upgrade and I still have the editing problems.  I wish I never upgraded.
> Jon
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