[mythtv-users] Program not found in PAT!

Neil Bothwick neil at stfw.net
Fri Aug 24 12:09:01 UTC 2007

On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 10:50:19 +0100, Mike Perkins wrote:

> > Since Monday, my mythbackend.log has been filling up with lines like
> > 
> > 2007-08-20 15:53:25.362 Program #8301 not found in PAT!
> > 
> > The program number is always the same and they can appear at the rate
> > of several per second, then none for a few minute, with well over a
> > million in the last four days. I haven't touched my backend setup
> > since at least a week before this started. I am using
> > mythtv-0.20.1_p14146 on Gentoo.
> I'll second that. Tried to record the two Bourne films shown recently
> on ITV2? and got 42 Mb of log entries containing nothing but the above.
> Backend stayed up; continued doing the basic jobs while the above went
> on; finished (it thought) the recordings, no problems with any other
> recordings done before or since. Got two 0Mb files out of it. I wonder,
> since it only affected two similar films, whether they might have had
> some strange formatting in the stream to cause this. Whatever, I
> suspect these were kernel messages, not myth messages.

Totally different symptoms here. Recording work OK, but the backend keeps
stopping (to be restarted by Monit). These are MythTV messages as far as
I can determine.

Neil Bothwick

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