[mythtv-users] HDPVR Causing Backend to Hard Freeze
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> Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 11:36:17 -0400
> From: Greg <greg12866 at nycap.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] HDPVR Causing Backend to Hard Freeze
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> On 05/24/2010 09:47 AM, Jason Sharpe wrote:
> > Date: Sun, 23 May 2010 23:43:35 -0500
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> > Subject: [mythtv-users] HDPVR Causing Backend to Hard Freeze
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> > Hello,
> > I have been fighting this issue for a days now and I wanted to
> > throw this
> > out there to see if anyone else has seen/heard of anything like
> > this. I can
> > recreate the issue over and over but I am not sure what is causing
> > When one recording is ending on a tuner and another is beginning
> > on my HDPVR
> > my whole backend hard freezes requiring a push of the reset button
> > for the
> > PC to come back up.
> > In Other Words:
> > Tuner 1: HD Homerun Records from 09:00 - 10:00
> > Tuner 2: HDPVR Has a show starting at 10:00
> > At 09:59 when the backend should start recording from the HDPVR
> > the backend
> > hard freezes.
> > Using that example above, if the HDPVR starts to record at 09:30
> > everything
> > is fine. It is only when 1 show is ending and another is beginning
> > on the
> > HDPVR.
> > I can record from each tuner just fine for multiple shows back to
> > back on
> > the same tuner without issue, so the tuners work.
> > Here is the strange thing, the other way around, there is no
> > Meaning:
> > Tuner 1: HDPVR Records from 09:00 - 10:00
> > Tuner 2: HD Homerun Has a show starting at 10:00
> > In that senerio, everything works just fine.
> > I have elimitated the HD Homerun as the source of the problem by
> > trying a
> > pcHDTV HD-3000 instead, still freezes.
> > Details:
> > HD Homerun using Tuner 0 (Over the Air ATSC)
> > HDPVR and a Dishnetwork ViP 211k receiver (Component and SPDIF)
> > Note: IR blasting is done via a homebrew serial blaster, I am
> > _not_ using
> > the HDPVR for blasting.
> > Both the HD Homerun and the HDPVR are running the latest firmware.
> > I was
> > going to downgrade the firmware in the HDPVR, but I read that the
> > previous
> > version had its own problems.
> > I am running Mythdora 12.23, mythbackend version: tags/release-0-23
> > [0.23-1.md12 (r24509).
> > The backend log isn't much help, since when it freezes it can't
> > write to it,
> > heh (HW Tuner 44 is the HDPVR)
> > 2010-05-23 21:58:00.784 Reschedule requested for id 0.
> > 2010-05-23 21:58:01.977 Scheduled 781 items in 1.2 = 0.01 match +
> > 1.17 place
> > 2010-05-23 21:58:01.991 scheduler: Scheduled items: Scheduled 781
> > items in
> > 1.2 = 0.01 match + 1.17 place
> > 2010-05-23 21:58:29.861 TVRec(44): ASK_RECORDING 44 29 0 0
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:01.227 ProgramInfo(): Updated pathname '':'' ->
> > '5389_20100523215900.mpg'
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:01.346 TVRec(44): Changing from None to
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:01.358 TVRec(44): HW Tuner: 44->44
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:02.471 ret_pid(0) child(11739) status(0x0)
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:03.484 ret_pid(0) child(11739) status(0x0)
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:04.501 ret_pid(0) child(11739) status(0x0)
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:05.519 ret_pid(0) child(11739) status(0x0)
> > 2010-05-23 21:59:06.536 ret_pid(0) child(11739) status(0x0)
> > The next line of the log is the backend starting after I had to
> > push the
> > reset button.
> > I am at my wits end, any ideas?
> > Thanks in advance for any help.
> > So I spent some more time working on the issue this morning.
> > I downgraded the firmware of the HDPVR, no change, still hangs as
> > described.
> > I reloaded the newest firmware of the HDPVR into it and changed the
> > USB port it was plugged into making sure it was on a different bus, no
> > change, still hangs as described.
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> Most people with this problem add a sleep to their channel changing
> script...Search this list for hdpvr channel script... I would guess that
> is your problem also..
Thanks for the reply.
I had read that when I got the HDPVR, so since day 1 with the HDPVR I have
had a 3 sec sleep at the end of the script. I just checked my script and
confirmed the 3.0 sec sleep at the end.
Any other ideas?
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