[mythtv-users] Frequent CRC errors on recording, using Myth-0.24.1....

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Wed Nov 23 00:55:21 UTC 2011

On 11/22/2011 19:06, Mark Bobak wrote:
> Frequently, I get recordings that start out beautiful, but, then,
> usually well into the show, I'll start to get really bad CRC errors on
> playback, making the program totally unwatchable.  Sometimes the CRC
> errors start at the beginning, then fade away.

CRC errors almost invariably mean failing hardware.  Either one of the 
drives is failing, or the drive controller is failing.  XFS does not 
implement any form of CRC checksumming in software, meaning this is your 
kernel reporting error codes coming from the hardware.

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