[mythtv-users] Hundreds "DVB#0 WARNING - Uncorrectable error in
packet, dropped" messages every second
abostock at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 03:23:10 EDT 2004
When do these error messages appear? Are you tuning to a channel
first? Maybe you just have a frequency value incorrect for one of
your channels and therefore myth can't properly lock on to the signal.
On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 07:41:30 +0100, Danny Robinson
<danny.robinson at chordiant.com> wrote:
> Thanks Hamish,
> Would be surprised if there was a signal problem as I've had a new
> aerial, boosters, etc. and the result was a really strong signal.
> Do you know how these messages can be turned off?
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Hamish Moffatt
> Sent: 09 September 2004 02:27
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Hundreds "DVB#0 WARNING - Uncorrectable
> error in packet, dropped" messages every second
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 10:10:33PM +0100, Danny Robinson wrote:
> > Has anyone come across the following messages (using Myth 0.15.1)
> > output to the backend logs in their hundreds every second. It's
> > making my disks churn away constantly.
> > 2004-09-08 22:02:57 DVB#0 WARNING - Uncorrectable error in packet,
> > dropped.
> Yes, those are caused by uncorrectable errors in the received packets.
> The receive DVB hardware flags the packets as errored if they are
> corrupt, and Myth is logging that it saw the error flag on received
> packets. It probably means your antenna connection or received signal
> strength or S/N ratio is not up to scratch.
> However I have my suspicions that the churning of the disk can also
> cause this, so a burst of real errors can get the disk churning causing
> more errors and them more disk churning. I can't prove it though.
> Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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