[mythtv] an update on SVN firewire recordings

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 03:06:33 UTC 2007

On 6/29/07, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> "Steven Adeff" <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> writes:
> >> well, preliminarily (is that even a word?) I updated to SVN yesterday
> >> and did no make the #if fix. So far it looks to have recorded all the
> >> evenings shows, some of which are 1-2hrs (news and soccer games) with
> >> some 30minute shows "in the middle" which would normally cause issues.
> >> I'll keep it running like this and see if the Previously Recorded
> >> screen shows any failed recordings. I wish MythWeb had a similar page
> >> so I could check while at work.
> >
> > hopefully my final note on the topic...
> > I don't know whats different between now and when I originally tried
> > and had many issues, but so far I've run the last 3 days with no
> > failed recordings.
> I wish I could say the same thing.  My mythbackend crashed at 8:01am
> this morning after failing to tune in my STB to record BBC World News.
> Running firewire_tester -B -n 0 cleared it up (it ran three bus resets
> to clear the bus), but the bus reset in the mythbackend apparently did
> not.  Unfortunately I couldn't find a core file, and the results of
> the firewire_tester reset have scrolled out of my terminal history.
> All I know is that my mom was using my cablebox directly.  I dont know
> what she watched, but that was apparently enough to break the FW bus
> s.t. myth couldn't reset it (even if firewire_tester could).
> -derek

well, in the last few days I've had a lot of failed recordings. Though
I also noticed my boxes are on nodes 1 and 2 instead of 0 and 1, don't
know if that has anything to do with anything though.

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