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Jun 26, 2012, 8:51 PM
Post #6 of 8
On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Michael Watson
<michael [at] thewatsonfamily> wrote:
> On 27/06/2012 10:59 AM, Nick Gorden wrote:
>> Wow, I thought it was only me that was having the issues. Came from 0.21
>> or something, can't see anything better at 0.25, but my backend suffered a
>> hdd crash. 0.21 was rock solid, never quit, never had issues with changing
>> channels, never quit when the show changes, etc. It just worked.
>> 0.24 and 0.25 has been hell, I've even got rid of my pvr150 and using
>> hdhomeruns now and still no luck.Crashes all the time in LiveTV. Video frame
>> buffering failed too many times, well, all the time!
>> The only thing good is mythbuntu does make updating a lot easier, so I'm
>> on the latest fixes, so if someone actually figures out the buffering
>> issues, at least it will be easy to update.
>> *From:* T. Olschewski <tom.oli [at] gmx>
>> *To:* Discussion about MythTV <mythtv-users [at] mythtv>
>> *Sent:* Thursday, June 7, 2012 5:31 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: [mythtv-users] 0.25 LiveTV unstable
>> > Hopefully, this gets escalated and addressed in .26 or .25-fixes. If I
>> > had time, I would look into the code as this is a critical function for
>> > me
>> > as well.
>> That means for a non mythtv-programmer like me - simply to wait?
> I dont use LiveTv a great deal, but recently have had no issue. Just the
> other night I watched a couple of shows via LiveTV. Slight delay during
> program transition, but no big deal. Currently running *mythbackend
> version: fixes/0.25 [v0.25.1-43-g73bc45e]* on Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 12.04
> *I have a LiveTV Storage Group, but all frontends/backends mount all the
> storage group directories via NFS.
> All storage group Directories are located on the MBE. SBE and FE all
> netboot using iscsi.
> I run a Gigabit network on all but 1 frontend, (have not used LiveTV on this
> All systems are FE are P4 - 3.x Ghz, Nvidia GeForce 8400GS using VDPAU,
> backends are P4 3.x Ghz Machines
> TV Signal is PAL via DVB-T Tuners
> I still continue to mount storage directories via NFS, as I have had issues
> with lagging / stuttering when letting the system stream via MythProtocol.
> Hope this gives you guys some ideas.
> Michael Watson
With my Ceton and two ClearQAM tuners livetv is rock solid for me on
my three frontends. my parents system with two HDPVR though has been
horrid, I'm hoping a kernel upgrade and running a newer firmware will
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