Live TV viewing broken. (1 Viewer)


Portal Pro
June 18, 2006
A version 1 install was updated to V1.0.1 using the deploy tool.

Internal TV engine.
Under version 1 live TV without timeshifting, would result in audio immediately going out of sync and then audio would break up for a few seconds before stopping. Video continues OK but MP becomes laggy and generally crashes. Quickly selecting another channel results in the same process starting again. the same occurs with version 1.0.1.

Having timeshifting always on would enable viewing of all channels OK, with occassional blank screens when selecting channels. Selecting another channel and the the previously blank channel would generally get the channel to appear OK, tho sometimes it would take over 20 seconds to get an image. This was a usable workaround, but with version 1.0.1 timeshifting results in a blank screen. After a 2 minutes plus occassionally a picture does appear but mediaportal has crashed by that time.

Killing mediaportal.exe via taskmanager sometimes does not kill the task and power cycling is required. Occassionally after 5-10 minutes the exe will close.

TV-Server Version:
MediaPortal Version: V1.0.1
MediaPortal Skin: Blue Wide
Windows Version: WIN XP SP3
CPU Type: AMD 5600
HDD: Various
Memory: 2GB
Motherboard: Various
Video Card: nvdivia 8600GT
Video Card Driver: 180.48
Sound Card: various
Sound Card AC3: Various
Sound Card Driver: Various
1. TV Card: Leadtek DTV1000
1. TV Card Type: DVB
1. TV Card Driver:
2. TV Card: Leadtek DTV1000
2. TV Card Type: DVB
2. TV Card Driver:
3. TV Card: KWorld DualView USB
3. TV Card Type: DVB
3. TV Card Driver:
4. TV Card: Leadtek DVR3200h
4. TV Card Type: DVB/Analogue
4. TV Card Driver:
MPEG2 Video Codec: nvidia
MPEG2 Audio Codec: ac3filter
h.264 Video Codec: core
Satelite/CableTV Provider:
HTPC Case: customised desktop
Power Supply:
Remote: various
TV: Panasonic Plasma
TV - HTPC Connection: VGA


Portal Pro
June 18, 2006
Update: Clean install of 1.0.1 has the same problems and the TV module is unusable.

Reinstalled V1.0 and all TV OK again while using timeshifting. It's a big shame as v1.0.1 seemed much more responsive, and I am now back to a version that is unsupported by the skin and plugin devleopers.

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