[mythtv-users] Missing chunks of recordings

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jul 11 20:06:58 UTC 2012

On 07/11/2012 03:42 PM, Joseph Fry wrote:
>>>> Any thoughts on troubleshooting options or other logs/verbose levels I
>>>> should be looking at?
>>> Look at the log and signal status on the Prime's web interface.
>>> Just curious... Are the recordings correctly detected as damaged? (New
>>> in 0.25)
>> I don't see anything of interest in the prime's log and the signal
>> strength seems good.  Yes, the recordings are being correctly detected
>> as damaged (thanks for that thought... changing to a theme which shows
>> the damaged status makes it easier to get an idea of how widespread
>> this issue is).  It turns out it is not all recordings... it is maybe
>> 1/3 of them.  More interesting is that it occurs in chunks.  Last
>> night every recording from about 7pm to 10pm was damaged but none of
>> the others throughout the day were.  I'm not sure what to make of that
>> other than myth is purposefully damaging the "important" recordings?
>> :)
> Is it possible that the combined bandwidth of all of the concurrent
> recordings is saturating your IO (network or disk).  I know that my system
> records more concurrent recordings, and much larger recordings during
> prime-time than any other part of the day.
>   I also know that we have been experiencing tons of bad weather the last
> few days, mostly in the evenings as the temperatures drop, and that has
> caused some recordings to fail for me.



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