[mythtv-users] Recording of 0.00 GB in size

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 02:12:06 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10:01 PM, Adam Jimerson <vendion at gmail.com> wrote:

> Phill Edwards wrote:
> >> From the information page the tuner status shows that it is
> >> recording but the video that it is recording has a size of 0.00 GB
> >> according to mythfrontend.  This is hard for me to track down
> >> because it
> >> does not happen for every recording only some of them.  Anyone
> >> have any
> >> clues or pointers as to where to look to see what is happening to my
> >> recordings?
> >
> > A similar thing happened to me. In my case I had 2 tuners and the
> > aerial had become disconnected from one of them. So some programmes
> > recorded OK, but if there were two recordings at the same time the 2nd
> > one ended up 0GB.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Phill
> I only have the one tuner right now I know it is working because it
> would say it is recording one show (which the resulting file will be
> 0GB) then turn around and record another show on the same channel and
> this one will actually be recorded so I don't know if this is a
> backend/transcoding issue.  If it helps I have no user jobs set up on
> the backend and as for the video/audio codec I am using the default for
> MythTv 0.23-fixes.

Are you changing channels on an external device?  Is it possible there are
intermittent channel change issues?  It might help to describe your setup a
little more.

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