[mythtv-users] problem with backend not recording?

Robert Tsai mythtv at tsaiberspace.net
Tue Feb 13 06:27:34 UTC 2007

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 11:21:56PM -0700, John P Poet wrote:
> On 2/12/07, Robert Tsai <mythtv at tsaiberspace.net> wrote:
> >Recently my mythbackend has been having problems where the backend
> >believes it is recording something, but no file is being created,
> >or just a 0-byte file. To recover, I generally have to restart
> >mythbackend (to force it to retry the recording), or completely
> >stop it, rmmod/modprobe cx88-dvb, and restart mythbackend.
> >
> >I am going to guess this is a driver or hardware problem, but I'm
> >curious if anyone has experienced this phenomenon.
> >
> >I have two HD-3000 cards receiving broadcast HDTV. They are about 2
> >years old (Feb 2005). Has anyone started experiencing wear-and-tear
> >hardware failure related to these things?
> What is in your log?  Are you sure you are not experiencing the bug
> described in ticket 3031?
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/3031

I'm not sure either way. I usually just run with "-v
important,commflag", so I don't get these log messages.

I'll keep an eye out.

I guess 1:5 sounds about right.


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