[mythtv-users] Frontend crash when recording starts?

Bryan Brannigan bryan.brannigan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 15:36:04 UTC 2004

My /video partition is ext2 already and I have the same issue.  I
didn't have this problem when running knoppmyth with version .16.

On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 13:59:25 -0600, David Smith <rdsmith at pobox.com> wrote:
> At 12:57 PM 12/23/2004, you wrote:
> >Hello all,
> >
> >I've got my Myth box running fairly smoothly now but have a question that
> >I can't seem to find an answer for.  When watching live TV, if a scheduled
> >recording comes on, the frontend will lockup.  I have no idea why - I've
> >looked in the log for the frontend and there doesn't appear to be anything
> >out of the ordinary showing up, but perhaps I'm not running at a verbose
> >enough logging level (if the frontend supports various logging levels that
> >is, I'm not sure)?
> >
> >Does anyone else experience this?  I'm running .16 on FC3 and it's quite
> >aggravating - the problem doesn't occur if you're not watching TV at the time.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Chris
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> This is a known issue with the 16.  It's fixed in CVS.  Though, if your
> like me you'd perfer to stay with packaged install for now.  Maybe if get
> to the point I have two systems to play with I'll mess with compiliing from
> CVS.  I believe I read somewhere, though I can't find it now, that it has
> to do with the journaling filesystem the buffer lives on (xfs in the case
> of /video if you followed Jarod's guide).  You can search around in the
> archives others have discussed it but I believe most are compiling from CVS
> to fix it.
> You can SSH to the box and kill the mythfrontend and restart it to see that
> it is still recording.  Still looking for a workaround.
> If I get a chance this afternoon, I think I'm going to try to fdisk my
> /video to ext2 and see if that fixes it.  At least until an updated Axel
> RPMS comes out.
> David
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