[mythtv-users] Recording not playing back from Watch List

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Oct 8 20:00:54 UTC 2008

On Oct 8, 2008, at 12:56 PM, Bobby Gill wrote:

> I have a recording in my Watchlist that will not playback. I set a  
> manual record for 8:55pm-11:55pm for Oct 7 and whenever I go into  
> the Watch Recordings and highlight the recording, I get an empty  
> black preview and no matter how many times I hit play it simply  
> blanks the screen (as if it's attempting to play it back) and  
> immediately comes back to the Watch Recordings menu with itself  
> highlighted.
> The file is there, I've repeatedly checked it. I even did a  
> Commercial Removal Job on it successfully. I just can't seem to get  
> it to playback. Is there a way I can remove it and readd it into the  
> Watch Recordings?? I've never run into this before.

Yes, but that won't help. You need to find out why it won't play. Your  
log files will tell you why.

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