[mythtv-users] canceled recording (Recorder Failed) mystery
kiksadiweb at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 08:14:08 UTC 2010
Oh, duh. After reading your reply closer I see you weren't actually
suggesting I switch to VDPAU correct? Nevertheless I did and it improved my
display nicely. Again, I'll post results.
On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Bob Gamble <kiksadiweb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you Tom. I am looking for suggestions just like this. After seeing
> your reply I switched my driver to VDPAU using Ubuntu's repositories. I
> will need to test it for a couple days to see if that alone may have made a
> difference. I will also swap the cards into different PCI slots and crank
> my adjustable fan up a notch to see if indeed they may be overheating as
> well. Thanks for your reply. I will post my results this weekend.
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:09 AM, Tom Gerrard <mythtv at simpletcpip.com>wrote:
>> On 2 February 2010 08:23, Bob Gamble <kiksadiweb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Still no solution to the below. Other errors in addition to "Canceled
>> > recording. Recorder failed" include:
>> Just a thought - have you switched to VDPAU? For a few months after
>> switching we had recordings fail randomly. Eventually realised that
>> the failures only occurred when we had been watching a recording/live
>> TV when the program was due to record.
>> Not sure if it was the heat increase or interference from the graphics
>> card, but after getting a PCI riser and mounting the capture cards
>> vertically (below and perpendicular to the graphics card) the problems
>> went away.
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