[mythtv-users] Recording Cuts Off

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Thu Jul 17 04:57:03 UTC 2008

mythtv at blandford.net wrote:
> Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> I'm having a problem recording one specific show. Every night I try to record 
>> Nightly Business Report off of two different PBS channels. I am recording 
>> digital channels off of my HDHomerun. *Every* night it either cuts off at 
>> about 2:30 into the recording or mythbackend hangs with no error messages to 
>> the log. This same server happily records six hours of HD programming without 
>> a problem. But NBR consistently causes problems.
>> Does anyone have any idea what is going on?
> Do you have a cron job that runs mythfilldatabase, optimize_mythdb, or 
> anything like that during that time frame?  One of those *might* lock 
> the database and cause you problems.

Nope. Mythfilldatabase runs at 10 AM. The two showings of NBR I'm trying are 
at 3:30 and 5:30 on two different channels. *Both* have the problem.

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