[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3031: Recording will not commence until a PMT is set.

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 05:50:38 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
> #3031: Recording will not commence until a PMT is set.
> --------------------+-------------------------------------------------------
> Reporter:  jppoet  |        Owner:  danielk
>      Type:  defect  |       Status:  assigned
> Priority:  minor   |    Milestone:  0.21
> Component:  mythtv  |      Version:  head
> Severity:  medium  |   Resolution:
> --------------------+-------------------------------------------------------
> Comment (by danielk):
> anon, subconsciousrx, if you can reproduce this failure with the
> 3031-dbg-1.patch this could help me figure out what the problem is.
> This happens *much* more rarely on my system, so this may be a race
> condition of some kind. The attached patch will print additional debugging
> information, from what I can tell from the debugging logs I got when I was
> able to reproduce this the problem is that the recorder is rejecting the
> PAT/PMT for some reason. The debugging patch prints out these tables when
> they are seen so I can look at them for oddities; you need to run the
> backend with "-v record,channel" in order to get the proper debugging with
> the patch.
I have been able to make svn r12633 exhibit this problem.

After beating on it pretty hard, I have *not* been able to make r12584
exhibit the problem.

I have found it much easier to get the issue to show itself while recording
three shows simultaneously, compared to just one.

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