[mythtv-users] Backend consolidation, aborted...
ctmythtv at pacbell.net
Sat Jul 17 19:45:20 UTC 2010
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 2:20 PM, bhaskins <bhaskins at chartermi.net> wrote:
>> Clay wrote:
>>> Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 10:17 PM, Clay <ctmythtv at pacbell.net> wrote:
>>>>> The last working config was on 8.04 MythTV 0.21, in service since it was
>>>>> Dapper and 0.19.
>>>>> I moved all the tuners to a single PC to save some electricity, and
>>>>> upgraded to 10.04/0.23
>>>>> Hardware/Kernel/software... I can't see where any of these would cause
>>>>> tuners to stop 15-20 minutes into a recording.
>>>>> Actually, they puked if they were recording or not.>>> _______________________________________________
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>>>> That's pretty much the definition of hardware/driver problems in my
>>> At this point, I'm hoping it's hardware. Picking up a new board tomorrow
>>> and trying again.
>>>> Sorry you're having problems. This is mostly the reason my backend runs
>>>> CentOS and I almost never upgrade the kernel.
>>> After bjorking my master be/fe with updates a couple times, I left it
>>> alone. Long as I did, it was trouble free for over 4 years.
>>> Only reason I did all this was to get all my tuner cards in one box and
>>> save a little electricity.
>>> Well, I'm saving electricity now!
>>> None of my mythboxes have worked for almost two weeks.
>>> ...Best laid plans.
>> Try this:
>>> terminal (command line )
>> ps -e | grep myth # to get ps of mythbackend
>> kill ( ps of backend )
>> It looks like the backend is starting before other
>> processes are stable.
>> The above forces a auto restart of the backend.
>> IMHO networking is pretty badly screwed up in 10.04, 9.10 was fine.
>> Afaik, the DMA problem was solved very long ago, it was a hardware bug
>> and the DMA engine was completly changed into a pure software
>> I would look into PCI latency, see the wiki
That's what I'm hoping... it's just old hardware.
Thanks for the link.
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