[mythtv-users] MythTV can't (safely) record UK Channel five
scratchbuild at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 00:08:34 UTC 2007
I just installed Myth 0.20 (from ATrpms) on Fedora Core 6, and I seem
to be experiencing the original poster's problem of mythbackend
quitting without ANY logs when recording UK channel Five.
Can I ask how this problem was solved? Myth 0.19 used to be rock solid
for me, but 0.20 is really giving me problems :(
On 11/6/06, Toby Smith <toby.oikade at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 05/11/06, Jerome Hettich <jerome at hettich.org.uk> wrote:
> > I have two myth boxes both with Hauppauge WinTV NOVA-T USB2 tuners.
> > Both run atrpms packaged versions of myth 0.20 but one running on FC3
> > and one FC4.
> > The one running on Fedora Core 4 records all channels perfectly but
> > since upgrading from myth 0.19 to 0.20 the FC3 box will never record
> > anything on channel 5, abc1, QVC or anything else on multiplex A.
> > The recordings seem to fail with different symptoms to John describes
> > though. Any scheduled recordings on the FC3 box just produce a zero byte
> > file (or few 100 byte files) rather than mythbackend crashing.
> I had a kind-of-similar problem with Channel 4 and variants on
> Multiplex B. I got slightly differnet symptoms in that the recordings
> worked fine, and didn't crash the backend, but attempting playback
> (and liveTV as well for obvious reasons) crashed the frontend.
> Retuning the channels pulled one back to working (which may have been
> unrelated problem) and a recompile from source with debugging options
> turned on cleared the rest before I could debug any furthur. I have a
> nagging doubt the major difference might be not having done a 'make
> distclean' before my first install of 0.20, but I don't really have
> any way of prooving that.
> You may also want to investigate the following ticket that relates to
> issues recording Channel 4 - it may or may not be related...
> Good luck :-)
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