[mythtv-users] Strange Issue with Myth and HDHomeRun

Jarod Wilson lists at wilsonet.com
Wed Feb 14 15:53:13 UTC 2007

On Feb 13, 2007, at 22:57, John Welch wrote:

> So, where does that leave me with this problem?  I guess back to  
> looking at some of the other things suggested in this thread, like  
> a power supply or hard drive issue.  But if it is one of these  
> things why does the problem only present itself when I'm using the  
> HDHR and the F/E at the same time?  These are load issues that I  
> would think I would see when I recorded off of the tuner cards, or  
> when I ran some of the F/E functions on the B/E system, and this is  
> not the case.  Maybe a fluky NIC in the B/E system?  I guess this  
> is another possibility, but again I go back to if this was the case  
> wouldn't I likely see some evidence of a problem in the system logs?

One would think so, but not necessarily. What type of NIC is it and  
what driver does it use?

> My next step I guess is to start gathering some data points.  I'll  
> start the mythbackend process with the '-v all' option and see if  
> anything interesting shows up in the myth logs.  I usually use  
> 'top' to monitor system performance.  Anyone know of any other  
> freely available tools in Linux that might be useful for  
> troubleshooting this issue?

Ethereal. Er, make that WireShark now. Do a packet capture and see  
what you can see.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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