[mythtv-users] hd-pvr problem recording audio after firmware update

JWA jwa at macbidouille.com
Sat Jul 24 07:04:55 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 19:19, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 7:55 PM, JWA <jwa at macbidouille.com> wrote:
>> So I've been testing to see if the problem happens with the RCA
>> inputs, and I can say that it's recorded the audio every single time
>> for a couple days, so it does seem to be limited to the SPDIF input.
>> One thing I noticed with the RCA input is that it always records as
>> AAC, regardless of what I select in the recording profile.  It seems
>> like that option is pointless.  Unless it's just because the recording
>> profiles are being ignored (like how I mentioned earlier that I
>> created a profile to test and it doesn't even show up as an option).
>> ______________________________________________
> JWA,
> I think we are in EXACTLY the same situation now that I apparently fixed the
> instability issue with the HD-PVR.  I suspected my most serious instability
> problem was related to the IR channel changer.  I just got my firewire card
> in the mail today.  Hooked that up.  Compiled the 6200 script.  Now, I am
> changing channels without instability.  Recordings no longer fail, which was
> previously causing issues only cleared by a reboot.  Audio seems to be
> working fine when I use the RCA cables.  If I switch back to S/PDIF, some
> recordings have audio, and some don't.  Sounds like your exact problem.
> I still wonder if this is all related to the DCX3200 STB?  I am tempted to
> swap mine for something else just to see.

I would love to know if changing to a different STB fixes things.
Unfortunately I only have the one box.  But if someone has a different
model and could test it, that would be great.

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