[mythtv-users] Failed HD-PVR recordings

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Jul 8 17:30:43 UTC 2009

On Jul 8, 2009, at 12:18 PM, John P Poet wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 10:08 AM, David Engel<david at istwok.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 09:44:26AM -0600, John P Poet wrote:
>>> My failure rate for recording from my pair of HD-PVRs is probably
>>> around 1 out of every 500.  I recorded every Wimbledon tennis  
>>> episode
>>> over the previous two weeks, and did not have a single problem.
>> Johh, which kernel, V4L drivers and HD-PVR versions are you using?  I
>> haven't kept exact numbers, but I suspect I'm averaging around 1.5 to
>> 2.0 stop/restart cycles per hour.  It used to only be a minor  
>> nuisance,
>> but with the playback handling getting worse as I described in an
>> earlier message, it's become a major annoyance.
> I am running the latest 2.6.27-fedora10 kernel, with hand built HD-PVR
> drivers from linuxtv.org.

Out of curiosity, is there a specific reason you're not using the  
hdpvr driver built into the kernel? I can't recall what the current  
F10 2.6.27.x kernel is anymore, but I thought there was a reasonably  
up-to-date hdpvr driver in it...

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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