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#12295 assigned Bug Report - General

LiveTV stalling and exiting at programme transitions after [4ff7c1fca]

Reported by: saul@… Owned by: jyavenard
Priority: major Milestone: unknown
Component: MythTV - Video Playback Version: 0.27.4
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no

Description

Running Gentoo, installing using ebuilds. When watching liveTV all versions newer than 317d5b7 keep stalling briefly every now and then (Waited XXXms for video buffers in log) and when one show ends and another one starts liveTV exits to main menu. This seems to be frontend problem only, my backend is updated to latest and works no problem.

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comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by saul@…

OK, just installed the version below and the problem is still there, every time a new file is created by BE the FE is unable to play it and exits to menu.

$ mythfrontend --version Please attach all output as a file in bug reports. MythTV Version : e4f65c8 MythTV Branch : tag: v0.27.4 Network Protocol : 77 Library API : 0.27.20141016-1 QT Version : 4.8.5 Options compiled in:

linux release use_hidesyms using_alsa using_oss using_backend using_bindings_perl using_bindings_python using_bindings_php using_dvb using_frontend using_hdhomerun using_ceton using_hdpvr using_ivtv using_libcrypto using_libxml2 using_libudf using_lirc using_mheg using_opengl using_opengl_video using_qtwebkit using_qtscript using_qtdbus using_taglib using_v4l2 using_x11 using_xrandr using_xv using_mythlogserver using_bindings_perl using_bindings_python using_bindings_php using_mythtranscode using_opengl using_vdpau using_ffmpeg_threads using_mheg using_libass using_libxml2 using_libudf

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by saul@…

More info. The problem is there only when watching analog via Haupauge 2250. For some reason FE seems to be unable to handle it.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by saul@…

After bisecting I've found out the first commit that does not work is 4ff7c1fca6999976a16fb14fada66c55c24f514f

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by stuartm

  • Component changed from MythTV - General to MythTV - Video Playback
  • Owner set to jyavenard
  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Summary changed from Last version that works is 317d5b7 for me to LiveTV stalling and exiting at programme transitions after [4ff7c1fca]
  • Type changed from Bug Report - Crash to Bug Report - General
  • Version changed from Unspecified to 0.27.4

comment:5 Changed 3 years ago by jyavenard

The method modified isn't used during program transition.

I would be keen to close this as work for me. Especially as this has been now in used for over 6 months with no one else reporting a problem

comment:6 Changed 3 years ago by saul@…

Thanks for looking into this. Problem is dead serious for me and I'm sure there are others, they are just not coming forward. I understand analog liveTV is not important for most people. Digital works fine for me with 27.4, too. I'm just hoping the code causing this problem for me will be changed in 28.

comment:7 Changed 3 years ago by saul@…

Just some thoughts. When I delay playback by at least 2 minutes the transition takes place and next show will play, but the time display is messed up, it will show (0:0) when I hit "I". And when I leave it like this next transition crashes again. When I try to manipulate this with < and > the FE hangs and I have to kill it.

comment:8 Changed 3 years ago by justin.nonwork@…

FWIW I'm seeing identical problems on my Fedora system. I did not see these problem under the combination of the 3.15.10-201 kernel/0.27.3 backend, but they started appearing when I upgraded to the 3.17.6-200 kernel/0.27.4 backend combination. The same update command pulled in both (and a subsequent one delete the old kernel) so I can't pull them apart.

However this does indicate a situation where the hardware stayed the same and a software upgrade took the system from a working to a non-working state.

Distro: Fedora 20

Backend and frontend version: v0.27.4-6-ge0b0027

Kernel: 3.17.6-200.fc20.x86_64

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