[mythtv-users] 0.00MB recordings...
aclose at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 14:40:02 UTC 2008
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
> I get this once in a while on my IVTV cards too. I *think* this is better
> in newer drivers (you might try upgrading them if you feel brave enough). A
> reboot fixes it. I set up a simple cron grep job to look for that in
> /var/log/messages and email me when it happens so I can reboot the system.
well, the production box is due to retire as soon as i iron out a
couple kinks in the new box (HD capable, more storage). so i guess i
can deal with the occasional reboot in the next week or two.
i haven't done the investigation yet, but the new box using the HDHR
was exhibiting similar behavior. and that box should be very up to
date - MythBuntu 8.10 fresh install. i'll just have to dig through
the logs on that one next time it happens.
for the most part i s'pose i could have diagnosed my problems on my
own if i had thought to look at the logs before asking for help.
hopefully documenting my ignorance (or laziness) and the following
steps i took will help others to see that the logs really aren't that
scary. they actually contain all kinds of cool info about what is
going on. now i just need to find a better log reader than vi...
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