[mythtv-users] 2 problems, in plain text

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 06:49:50 UTC 2009


2009/6/6 Peter Hocking <peter at thehockings.org>:
>> RingBuf(/var/lib/mythtv/recordings/1002_20090530153237.mpg): Invalid
>> file (fd -1) when opening
>> '/var/lib/mythtv/recordings/1002_20090530153237.mpg'.

> If I set it up to record a TV show, it appears to do this, but if I attempt
> to copy or open recording from a Windows PC accessing it via Mythweb, I get
>    "006_20090531110000.mpg is an empty file". Can anyone offer any insight
> into this & a possible solution?

Check that you have the right permissions to the directory containing
the recordings.

And if you get an error about the file being empty, it could be that
mythbackend doesn't have the rights to write the file or that there's
another issue when recording the stream

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