3 Bugs in MP 1.21 (1 Viewer)

joecrow

Test Group
  • Team MediaPortal
  • August 9, 2012
    1,933
    1,382
    Home Country
    Germany Germany
    Country flag
    MediaPortal Version: 1.21

    Description
    1) After playing a 3D video (.mkv/mvc) the refresh rate remains on 23hz i.e. it does not return to the default setting which it does in MP 1.20, this causes navigation to be jerky. After playing a non 3D BD video with a refresh rate of 23hz the refresh rate does return to default.

    2) With the MP Config/General/Volume Settings "Hide Windows OSD" setting enabled (boxed ticked) MP will intermittently loose sound on resume from sleep, in this condition any attempt to play any form of audio (music,TV, video etc.) results in MP freezing and requiring Task Manager to close it (MP is shown as inactive but using 7-8% cpu), on MP restart all is OK. This problem does not appear if the Windows volume OSD is not hidden. When this problem appears, audio from windows is still working and all is apparently normal in the Windows Sound Settings.

    3) After resuming from sleep, on the first attempt to play video (Live TV, Recorded TV, Movie, Series, etc.) the display very briefly flashes (less than a second) of playback then returns to the menu, all subsequent attempts to play video are then successful.

    All the above were found with Madvr in use, I did not try with the MP std renderer. MP is also configured to use LAV for everything and all audio is via the default sound device (Denon AVR via HDMI).

    Steps to Reproduce:
    As described in the text.
     

    wjw

    Portal Pro
    July 13, 2008
    347
    33
    Home Country
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Country flag
    Just a passing comment to say I am running 1.21 with no problem at all using EVR and LAV rather than MadVR. I tried MadVR briefly, both with its refresh changer and with the MP one. With MadVR I found playback of TV very slightly jerky and saw absolutely no benefit whatsoever in the picture quality. I think PQ is hugely dependant on your TV. I have a recent Samsung QLED and think the upscaling and colour reproduction is superb. I also have audio via an external amp (Sony in my case) and also pass video that way. Again, tried sending video direct to the TV rather than via the amp but saw no benefit whatsoever.
     

    joecrow

    Test Group
  • Team MediaPortal
  • August 9, 2012
    1,933
    1,382
    Home Country
    Germany Germany
    Country flag
    Just a passing comment to say I am running 1.21 with no problem at all using EVR and LAV rather than MadVR.

    Just tested and can confirm that problem #3 also happens when using EVR. Problem #1 requires Madvr, EVR does not support 3D. Problem #2 is intermittent but since it's audio related seems unlikely to be a specific Madvr problem.
    I never noticed any of these issues with MP 1.20 also using Madvr with the same setup.
     
    Last edited:

    joecrow

    Test Group
  • Team MediaPortal
  • August 9, 2012
    1,933
    1,382
    Home Country
    Germany Germany
    Country flag
    In the attached log an example of Problem #3 (2 clicks required on TVguide) occured at 08:18 this morning following a resume from sleep immediately prior to that. Following that I played a 3D .mkv (Ant Man, also at 08;18) and stopped it to show Problem #1, refresh rate remained at 23hz untill I closed MP to collect the logs. Problem #2 logs can be found here in a post on the specific issue.
     

    Attachments

    • MediaPortalLogs_21_02_19__08_20.zip
      2.3 MB · Views: 21

    Users who are viewing this thread

    Similar threads

    Hi @azzuro, I don’t know what was wrong with loading onto my new HTPC. After many days of trying to get MePo to work, I’m afraid I gave up and jumped ship to Kodi - which worked first time without problems. After 10 years with Mediaportal, it was a huge shame to leave but I couldn’t get it to work at all with my new PC with integrated...
    Hi @azzuro, I don’t know what was wrong with loading onto my new HTPC. After many days of trying to get MePo to work, I’m afraid I...
    Hi, I've been using MediaPortal 1 for many years on an HTPC with a graphics card, but since switching to a Dell Optiplex 5080 with...
    Replies
    20
    Views
    608
    http://madshi.net/madVRhdrMeasure115.zip
    http://madshi.net/madVRhdrMeasure115.zip
    Hi everyone, I have a problem with my MP installation because DRR does not work. The operating system is a Windows 10 and the...
    Replies
    8
    Views
    1K
    I have asked a couple of times to have the default for that setting to be set disabled, but clearly it is not a problem for everyone and perhaps there are negative implications though I have never experienced any. I and a couple of others had this and reported it on the upgrade to MP 1.21 and there have been a handful of incidences...
    I have asked a couple of times to have the default for that setting to be set disabled, but clearly it is not a problem for...
    I'm having a strange one here ... it seems to have started after getting a new Sony 4k TV, and manifests itself by refusing to...
    Replies
    5
    Views
    824
    https://issues.team-mediaportal.com/browse/MP1-5078 and added to the next release of MediaPortal
    https://issues.team-mediaportal.com/browse/MP1-5078 and added to the next release of MediaPortal
    Hi there, Every now and then, when playing a video no image is rendered. The audio plays fine, but the screen stays black. Not...
    Replies
    49
    Views
    2K
    Sorry, I'm busy at work the week (and most often the weekend) and even work on the weekend or late, I didn't finish what I have to do !!! So this is not good! That's good news, you have found a lead that can trigger the issue. It's needed to analyze this, it seems that this option is disabled on my HTPC, but need to confirm it :)
    Sorry, I'm busy at work the week (and most often the weekend) and even work on the weekend or late, I didn't finish what I have to...
    I have only noticed this problem since updating to MP 1.21 Final, on resume from sleep I do not get any sound when navigating (and...
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1K
    Top Bottom