[mythtv-users] Issue with HD-PVR recording
ron.garrison at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 22:40:46 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Ron Garrison wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net>
>>> OK, so I got my HD-PVR setup and made a test recording overnight to make
>>> sure it'll work. I just tried to play it back and I get "Please wait"
>>> for a
>>> few seconds, then it goes back to the menu with a box that says "Video
>>> buffering failed too many times". The frontend log has a lot of messages
>>> that say "NVP (0), Error Prebuffer wait timed out 120 times". Any ideas
>>> what I need to do?
>> What audio are you using? Did you try to cat to a file and play it
>> back with something like mplayer? Did you even record anything (i.e.
>> what's the file size)?
>> Your errors sound similar to what I saw when I first started setting
>> up my hd-pvr and had inadvertently hooked up the sp/dif out instead of
>> in. If you don't have sp/dif in but have setup mythtv to expect
>> sp/dif in, it will not work.
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> I just have my sound output from the normal 1/8" output jack going into my
> stereo (1/8" on 1 end and red/white RCAs on the other). I have my cable box
> set to output 720p. I recorded 1 channel yesterday and it played back fine.
> That channel was an SD channel and this one is HD if that matters. I tried
> this test on this HD channel because a few of the shows I record are on it
> and its the main reason why I got the HD-PVR.
> I didn't do anything with my playback profiles when I upgraded from 0.21. I
> think mine is set on Slim right now. Do I have to change any of those?
Double check mythtv setup and make sure its setup to use the analog
input and not the sp/dif.
Also did you check your mythtv file to see if it recorded. You
indicate that it works with cat and playback, but you haven't
determined if the mythtv problem is a record problem or a playback
More information about the mythtv-users