Opened 12 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#5014 closed defect (fixed)

Skip/Jump ahead/behind freezes mythfrontend

Reported by: mattsch@… Owned by: Isaac Richards
Priority: major Milestone: unknown
Component: mythtv Version: unknown
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no


Any kind of skip ahead/back or jump is broken. mythfrontend freezes and I need to kill the process and restart. I'm not the only one with this problem:

This seems like a regression because in a recent svn version before the move to 0.21, it was working.

emerge -pv mythtv:

media-tv/mythtv-0.21_p16658 USE="aac alsa dvb dvd iptv mmx opengl perl python vorbis xvmc (-altivec) -autostart -dbox2 -debug -directv -hdhomerun -ieee1394 -ivtv -jack -joystick -lcd -lirc -opengl-video -opengl-xvmc" VIDEO_CARDS="nvidia -via"

emerge --info:

Portage (default-linux/amd64/2007.0, gcc-4.1.2, glibc-2.6.1-r0, 2.6.24-gentoo-r3 x86_64) ================================================================= System uname: 2.6.24-gentoo-r3 x86_64 AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 144 Timestamp of tree: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 18:49:01 +0000 distcc 2.18.3 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (protocols 1 and 2) (default port 3632) [disabled] app-shells/bash: 3.2_p17-r1 dev-java/java-config: 1.3.7, 2.1.4 dev-lang/python: 2.4.4-r9 dev-python/pycrypto: 2.0.1-r6 sys-apps/baselayout: sys-apps/sandbox: sys-devel/autoconf: 2.13, 2.61-r1 sys-devel/automake: 1.4_p6, 1.5, 1.6.3, 1.7.9-r1, 1.8.5-r3, 1.9.6-r2, 1.10 sys-devel/binutils: 2.18-r1 sys-devel/gcc-config: 1.4.0-r4 sys-devel/libtool: 1.5.26 virtual/os-headers: 2.6.23-r3 ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="amd64" CBUILD="x86_64-pc-linux-gnu" CFLAGS="-march=athlon64 -O2 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer" CHOST="x86_64-pc-linux-gnu" CONFIG_PROTECT="/etc /usr/kde/3.5/env /usr/kde/3.5/share/config /usr/kde/3.5/shutdown /usr/share/config /var/bind" CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/env.d /etc/env.d/java/ /etc/fonts/fonts.conf /etc/gconf /etc/php/apache2-php5/ext-active/ /etc/php/cgi-php5/ext-active/ /etc/php/cli-php5/ext-active/ /etc/revdep-rebuild /etc/terminfo /etc/udev/rules.d" CXXFLAGS="-march=athlon64 -O2 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer" DISTDIR="/usr/portage/distfiles" FEATURES="ccache distlocks metadata-transfer parallel-fetch sandbox sfperms strict unmerge-orphans userfetch" GENTOO_MIRRORS="" LANG="en_US.utf8" LC_ALL="en_US.utf8" MAKEOPTS="-j3" PKGDIR="/usr/portage/packages" PORTAGE_RSYNC_OPTS="--recursive --links --safe-links --perms --times --compress --force --whole-file --delete --stats --timeout=180 --exclude=/distfiles --exclude=/local --exclude=/packages" PORTAGE_TMPDIR="/var/tmp" PORTDIR="/usr/portage" PORTDIR_OVERLAY="/usr/portage/local/layman/voip /usr/local/portage" SYNC="rsync://" USE="3dnow 3dnowext X a52 aac acl acpi alsa amd64 apache2 async audiofile avi bcmath berkdb bzip2 calendar caps cjk clamav cli cracklib crypt ctype cups curl curlwrappers dio directfb dri dts dvb dvd dvdread emu-linux-x86 encode exif fbcon ffmpeg flac fortran ftp gd gdbm gif gmp gpm gtk gtk2 hash iconv id3 ieee1394 imagemagick imlib innodb ipv6 isdnlog ithreads java javascript jpeg jpeg2k json kde lcms ldap ldap-sasl live logrotate lzo mad matroska mcal mhash midi mime mjpeg mmx mmxext mng mp3 mp4 mpeg mplayer msession mssql mudflap mysql mysqli ncurses network nls nptl nptlonly nsplugin nvidia offensive ogg openal opengl openmp osc oss pam pcntl pcre pdf pdo pear perl png posix pppd pvr python qt qt3 qt4 quicktime readline reflection samba sasl sdl seamonkey session simplexml snmp soap sockets spl sqlite sse sse2 ssl suhosin svg syslog tcpd theora threads tidy tiff tokenizer transcode truetype unicode urandom usb utempter v4l v4l2 vcd vorbis wddx wxwindows x264 xforms xine xml xml2 xorg xpm xprint xv xvid xvmc zip zlib" ALSA_CARDS="ali5451 als4000 atiixp atiixp-modem bt87x ca0106 cmipci emu10k1x ens1370 ens1371 es1938 es1968 fm801 hda-intel intel8x0 intel8x0m maestro3 trident usb-audio via82xx via82xx-modem ymfpci" ALSA_PCM_PLUGINS="adpcm alaw asym copy dmix dshare dsnoop empty extplug file hooks iec958 ioplug ladspa lfloat linear meter mulaw multi null plug rate route share shm softvol" APACHE2_MODULES="actions alias auth_basic auth_digest authn_anon authn_dbd authn_dbm authn_default authn_file authz_dbm authz_default authz_groupfile authz_host authz_owner authz_user autoindex cache dav dav_fs dav_lock dbd deflate dir disk_cache env expires ext_filter file_cache filter headers ident imagemap include info log_config logio mem_cache mime mime_magic negotiation proxy proxy_ajp proxy_balancer proxy_connect proxy_http rewrite setenvif so speling status unique_id userdir usertrack vhost_alias" ELIBC="glibc" INPUT_DEVICES="keyboard mouse" KERNEL="linux" LCD_DEVICES="bayrad cfontz cfontz633 glk hd44780 lb216 lcdm001 mtxorb ncurses text" USERLAND="GNU" VIDEO_CARDS="nvidia nv vesa fbdev v4l" Unset: CPPFLAGS, CTARGET, EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS, INSTALL_MASK, LDFLAGS, LINGUAS, PORTAGE_COMPRESS, PORTAGE_COMPRESS_FLAGS, PORTAGE_RSYNC_EXTRA_OPTS

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by danielk

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

In the thread you referenced, reinstalling fixed the problem. Which makes it likely that this is a build or packaging problem. Also you built using Gentoo ebuild, i.e. not using the "./configure ; make" process we support, so this should be reported in the Gentoo bug tracker, not here.

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by anonymous

Gentoo builds from your svn repository specifying rev 16658. I don't see how this is a gentoo problem if mythtv is malfunctioning after it is built. So you can tell me for sure that there is no problem with skip forward/backward when you compile using configure and make?

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Doug Goldstein <cardoe@…>

Alright, Daniel. What configure switch am I passing that's wrong? I had you review all the configure script options that I'm passing to the MythTV 0.21 build process on IRC.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by Doug Goldstein <cardoe@…>

Resolution: invalid
Status: closednew
>>> Compiling source in /var/tmp/portage/media-tv/mythtv-0.21_p16658/work/mythtv-0.21 ...
 * Running ./configure --prefix=/usr
                --libdir-name=lib64 --enable-libfaad --disable-altivec --disable-dbox2 --disable-hdhomerun --disable-ivtv --disable-audio-jack 
--enable-xvmc --xvmc-lib=XvMCW
                --enable-gpl --enable-mmx --with-bindings=perl,python --compile-type=profile --cpu=athlon64 --disable-distcc
# Basic Settings
Compile type              profile
Compiler cache            no
DistCC                    no
install prefix            /usr
CPU                       x86_64 (athlon64)
big-endian                no
MMX enabled               yes
CMOV enabled              yes
CMOV is fast              no

# Input Support
Joystick menu             no
lirc support              no
Video4Linux sup.          yes
ivtv support              no
FireWire support          no
DVB support               yes [/usr/include]
DBox2 support             no
HDHomeRun support         no
IPTV support              yes

# Sound Output Support
OSS support               yes
ALSA support              yes
aRts support              no
JACK support              no
libfftw3 support          no

# Video Output Support
x11 support               yes
xrandr support            yes
xv support                yes
XvMC support              yes
XvMC VLD support          no
XvMC pro support          no
XvMC OpenGL sup.          no
XvMC libs                 -lXvMCW
OpenGL video              no
OpenGL vsync              yes
DirectFB                  no
Fribidi formatting        no

# Misc Features
multi threaded libavcodec yes
Frontend                  yes
Backend                   yes

# Bindings
bindings_perl             yes
bindings_python           yes

as posted by the user @

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by maalamb@…

I am having similar problem The freezing only occurs on programs captured from Free to air Digital Television. It was fine before the upgrade to .21 Mythtv is runnung under standard Ubuntu 7.10

comment:6 Changed 11 years ago by marcus.t.andersson@…

The frontend freezes when I skip back quickly two times in a row. If I wait a second between each skip back, it works. It is quite annoying to have to reboot minimyth whenever I accidentaly trigger this bug.

comment:7 Changed 11 years ago by Dibblah

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Original bug reported fixed at

maalamb, marcus - Can you submit tickets with your issues, documenting the actual versions and backend logs associated with your issues?

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