[mythtv-users] mythbackend hangs during recording

Clint Eaker ceaker at mindspring.com
Tue Jan 23 17:43:12 UTC 2007

>MythTV isn't for the faint of heart or the faint of family. I have 2 EPIA
>based systems and for a very long time only had a single frontend / backend
>running on an EPIA M 9000. Unlike you, I have PCI cards in both of my
>machines (both are fe/be combos). I'd look to the USB stuff for your answer.

I think this was the solution.  Yesterday, three shows were recorded to completion
with no problems.  The connections didn't seem obviously loose, but after wiggling
things around a bit, another problem went away as well.  Previously, the color
during playback had a flicker to it.  It wasn't serious, but enough to be
mildly annoying.  This seems to have cleared up, so I'm hopeful I'm in better

>And hang in there. If you can get your box stable your family will learn to
>depend on it just like mine does. :-)

It's funny how we become creatures of habit.  Even though we now have the
flexibility to watch shows whenever we want rather than when the network
broadcasts them, my wife and boys still tend to watch their favorite shows live.

Thanks for the responses,

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