[mythtv-users] Problem with MPGs
widget at stdin.co.uk
Wed Jun 25 16:33:25 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 25 June 2008 03:26:38 David Brieck Jr. wrote:
> You can try to optimize your db tables and check/repair errors. Is
> your mysql data on a separate physical drive from your recordings? I
> think when people see this problem it's usually an IO issue with
> comflag, transcodes all going on at the same time and everything is on
> a single drive.
I had an entertaining problem with one of those silicon labs pci sata
controllers that has a bug in the kernel driver when used with via
motherboards. It was silently corrupting files, and the thing it did to tip
me off was to start inserting end-of-file markers in the middle of files, so
watching something would just stop with a "you have come to the end of " etc.
But I was able to use "edit recording" to skip past them.
Just a thought.
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