[mythtv-users] Trashed file system after "Video frame buffering failed too many times"

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Feb 5 16:33:43 UTC 2010

On 02/05/2010 05:49 AM, The GUIGuy wrote:
> I'm running mythbuntu 9.10 (0.22), Assume combined front/backend.
> A couple of weeks ago "Video frame buffering failed too many times"
> errors started to pop up. Logs complained that files couldn't be
> written because the FS was read only. On a reboot I had to fsck
> /dev/sda1. A number of files finished up being trashed so I suspected
> the HDD was on its way out.
> I replaced the HDD (new) and did a fresh install. All was well until a
> few days ago. Same "Video frame buffering failed too many times". Logs
> again suggested something was very sick on the HDD. Tried to reboot
> and it tells me it couldn't because the file system was read only!!??
> I held the  big button down for a few seconds. On the boot had to do
> the fsck /dev/sda1 again. The feed back wasn't good lots of "corrupted
> file" messages.
> Another HDD, another clean install, another week, same problem started
> again tonight.
> Is there something in MythTV that could be trashing the file system?

More likely the logs are growing too large and filling the file system,
so files get corrupted.


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