[mythtv-users] 0.24-fixes w/ Ceton patch: "MythSocket(934f8f8:58): writeStringList: Error, No data written on writeBlock (928 errors)"

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 18:38:39 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> On 11-09-27 02:30 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>> Hello all,
> Hi,
>> After an unsuccessful attempt to enter LiveTV my backend shows this:
>> MythSocket(934f8f8:58): writeStringList: Error, No data written on
>> writeBlock (928 errors)
>> over and over again with the # errors count fluxtuating in the 900's.
>> I can't figure out how to get it to stop without restarting the
>> backend, and while it doesn't seem to affect recordings, it does
>> prevent me from watching a recording or entering livetv again.
>> anyone have any ideas why this is occuring?
> No idea.  I get similar problems trying to do livetv on master.  I've
> reported them here (and filed a bug, iirc) but I have not gone back and
> tested again since doing so.
> But, FWIW, I've pretty much given up on the idea of livetv with mythtv.
>  My experience is that it fails to work more times that it works and is
> just a painful experience in terms of channel changing lag and whatnot,
> and given that the livetv experience is usually about channel surfing,
> it's a non-starter.
> Cheers,
> b.

Interesting, up until about a week ago it worked fine for me, used it
all the time, now though I have this error. I did not do an update or
anything and it occured. I may try rebooting my backend as a last
ditch attempt.

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