[mythtv-users] Frontend says backend is recording

Kyle Kelly kyle at kylekelly.com
Fri May 28 10:46:58 EDT 2004

James Pifer wrote:

>Have an interesting scenerio. I had a 30 minute show getting recorded
>this morning at 7:30. When I look at the Recorded Programs in MythWeb it
>shows that the recording is done, but the file is only 816 meg, instead
>of the normal 1.2 gig (32 minutes total). 
>If I try to watch LiveTV I get an error from the frontend that all
>available inputs are being used for a recording. 
>In the backend log it looks like the recording was finished:
>2004-05-28 07:28:01 Started recording "Zoboomafoo" on channel: 1005 on
>cardid: 1, sourceid 1
>2004-05-28 07:28:01 Changing from None to RecordingOnly
>2004-05-28 07:36:56 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
>2004-05-28 07:36:56 adding: mythtv as a client (events: 0)
>2004-05-28 07:37:02 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
>2004-05-28 07:37:02 adding: mythtv as a client (events: 0)
>Input #0, mpeg, from
>  Stream #0.0: Video: mpeg2video, 480x480, 29.97 fps
>  Stream #0.1: Audio: mp2, 48000 Hz, stereo, 384 kb/s
>2004-05-28 07:37:03 MainServer::HandleAnnounce FileTransfer
>2004-05-28 07:37:03 adding: mythtv as a remote file transfer
>2004-05-28 07:37:08 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
>2004-05-28 07:37:08 adding: mythtv as a client (events: 0)
>2004-05-28 07:37:19 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
>2004-05-28 07:37:19 adding: mythtv as a client (events: 0)
>2004-05-28 08:01:30 Changing from RecordingOnly to None
>I'm sure I could just reboot the machine and all would be fine, but is
>there anything I should check out?
>Running CVS from about 5 days ago on RH9.

I get this occasionally, all it takes is closing mythfrontend down and 
killing and restarting mythbackend.

Its an annoying problem, but it doesn't require a reboot.

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