[mythtv-users] mythbackend locks after/before scheduled

John F. DeLuca johnfdeluca at comcast.net
Thu Mar 4 14:38:51 EST 2004

On 3 Mar 2004 at 21:55, tom gill wrote:

> Thank you for that suggestion.  Shutting off flagging seems to have
> taken care of the backend locking up in the middle of a show.  I did
> have it lock up on me just before a couple other shows... Then an idea
> hit me... I have recording set to start a few seconds before a show
> and record a few after a show.  At first this seemed pretty harmless. 
> But now that I think about it, what happens when back-to-back shows
> are scheduled on the same channel, or different channels with a single
> tuner?  One show is supposed to start recording while the other show
> is supposed to be STILL recording at the same time?  Could this be
> causing a possible conflict not coded to be checked for?  
I too experience the lockups mid show.  I too have the global  pre/post rolls and I too 
have only noticed this occur with back to back (Stargate) epiosodes on the same 
channel (tho I have 2 cards).

If this is the cause, the workaround of resetting gloval pre/post roll should work.  I too 
will give this a try.

I've turned
> everything back to 0 before and 0 after to see if this takes care of
> the bug.
> The mid-show lockups have stopped, only back-to-backs on the same
> channel lock up now.  I'm testing tonight to see if this is relieved.
> Thanks for you Help with this....
> Tom
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