[mythtv-users] 0GB files after power outage

Josh Burks dotnofoolin at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 17:08:48 UTC 2004

I had a similar problem with 0 GB recordings. It turned out that my
ivtv driver (for my PVR-250) wasn't working correctly all the time; I
upgraded to a newer version and that problem went away. Check your
logs and see if there are any ivtv errors.


On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 08:54:11 -0500, David Carlin <djc6 at eecs.cwru.edu> wrote:
> Hey,
> So, my MythTV box is all screwed up after a power outage :)  My storage
> directory is a striped RAID of two 200GB disks using xfs filesystem.  I
> have checked the raid status and fsck'd the xfs drive, both come out
> clean.
> mythfrontend was causing a *kernel panic* on starting until I deleted
> the recording that was in progress during the power outage via the web
> interface.
> Now, shows aren't being recorded.  They show up in the list of recorded
> programs, but they are 0GB and have no thumbnail.  Any ideas?  I'm
> really stumped.
> The archives haven't turned up anything other than people with the same
> problem, no resolution.
>         -David
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