[mythtv-users] LiveTV no longer creating new file when program ends, records to same file until partition full

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 3 20:04:04 UTC 2008

On 09/03/2008 02:13 PM, Doug Mandell wrote:
>  Until recently MythTV's LiveTV worked as described in the wiki here:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/LiveTV
> Formerly after a program ended, LiveTV stopped recording to the old 
> file, and started recording to a new file for the next program. 
> Some time in the last week or so, however, something has broken.  MythTV 
> no longer noticed when the program ends, and continues recording to the 
> same file until a channel has been changed, I quit LiveTV, or 
> (theoretically, since MythTV can't autoexpire it while it's recording) 
> the partition fills up.  I left Myth in LiveTV last night and when I 
> turned the TV on it still thought it was recording the show I left it on 
> last night, 9.5 hours later. 
> So, anyone have any ideas on what might be causing this?  There is guide 
> data, although according to the wiki if there isn't it should record 30 
> minute segments anyway.  I'm using the version of MythTV that comes with 
> Ubuntu Hardy (0.21, right?).  I'm not sure what else is needed to 
> troubleshoot the problem (which is why I'm here).  Any and all help I 
> get here would be greatly appreciated.

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