[mythtv-users] Request for help making live TV useable

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Thu Apr 21 12:51:50 UTC 2011

On 11-04-21 04:02 AM, diespambox at gmx.net wrote:
> Mark Lord <mythtv at rtr.ca> wrote:
>> On 11-04-17 09:32 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
>> ..
>>> Now.. something weird since I upgraded from 0.22 to 0.24:
>>> When I view LiveTV (for analog OTA NTSC), there are always *two*
>>> files created for each "recording", one of which is a zero-length file,
>>> and the other (created second) has the actual recording.
>> (example:)
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root       0 2011-04-17 09:33 1013_20110417093336.mpg
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8041688 2011-04-17 09:33 1013_20110417093337.mpg
>> Is this "normal" ?
> it is not..
> I had to reset all my frontendsettings and the additional zero-length
> files were no longer created... In fact i had to reset 2 of my 3
> frontends.. (mythfrontend --reset)
> Sadly I never figured out what really caused this behavior...
> Tobi

Oh, good.  So at least one other person has looked for and seen the same
behaviour. :)
I'll look at trying the mythfrontend --reset on my "test" system here later, thanks.

And then I'll manually reenter all of the original settings,
and see if the misbehaviour returns again (it should).


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