[mythtv-users] unable to burn

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Mon Aug 6 17:13:30 UTC 2007

norman wrote:
> For the first time in a long time I saved a broadcast that I was not
> able to transfer to a DVD. When it reached the stage of being processed,
> prior to the actual burn, the process stopped part way through and
> blocked any further progress. It was explained to me that to remove the
> block I needed to remove any files with a .lck extension. I did this and
> all was well but I still could not transfer the broadcast to DVD. Each
> time I tried the process was stopped and then blocked.
> Can any one suggest what could be the cause of this state of affairs and
> whether or not it could be possible to find a way around the problem? I
> would like to save the broadcast.
> Norman

Can you show us the last few lines from the progress.log so we can tell
what it was doing when it crashed. You'll find it in the logs directory
in the temp work directory you told MythArchive to uses.

Paul H.

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