[mythtv-users] Fedora 8 kernel upgrade breaks mythbackend?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 18:09:35 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 7:42 PM, Andrew Leahy <aleahy at knox.edu> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I've been running a mythtv backend without issue on a Fedora 8 system with
> atrpm mythtv rpms for quite some time . . . until earlier this week.  TV
> shows now stop recording after about 300MB or so, and at various times I'm
> seeing "Call Trace" messages in /var/log/messages like the one attached.
>  Once these commence, mythfrontend will hang when I attempt to playback a
> recording--until I reboot the system.  Skimming through the mythbackend log,
> I'm not seeing anything obviously relevant to explain this.
> The onset of this problem seems to correspond to a kernel upgrade that I
> did at the beginning of the week.  Prior to these problems, I was running
> the stock kernel.  The problems appear to have started when I
> upgraded to the standard issue kernel.

Hopefully the other people can help.  Two suggestions:

1.  Boot back to your older kernel (most of the time you can do this from
the boot screen).  If that was working, why change?
2.  See the FAQ:

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