[mythtv-users] Cancelled recordings in 0.25

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 20:10:24 UTC 2012

On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 9:31 PM, Greg Lucas-Smith <bwobbones at gmail.com> wrote:
>   I happened to notice the other day that while we were watching TV and the
> "Myth wants to record, what do you want to do?" box came up.  I left it at
> it's default "Let it record and change channels" and the channel didn't
> change.  The recording also didn't appear in my recordings list.  I selected
> to manually record (pressing 'r') and then the recording was there.  I
> looked into the logs (see below - it's The Biggest Loser that's failing) and
> can see that the recording was cancelled, but not why.  Could it be that
> there are two programmes recording at the same time and there's some kind of
> race?

There appears to be a mythbackend deadlock associated with that "Myth
wants to record" popup during Live TV.  Hopefully, that will turn out
to be the source of the recording failures you're seeing.



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