[mythtv-users] scheduled recordings think they start, but they actually don't, then Mythweb still shows them in Upcoming Recordings

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 18:53:29 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Karl Newman <newmank1 at asme.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 6:26 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 3:01 AM, Stefan D <raptorjr08 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 1:20 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> as of a few days ago both systems I manage have shown this issue,
>>>> resulting in missed recordings. I haven't heard anything on the users
>>>> list, so I'm sending this out in case there are some "me too's"
>>>> hiding.
>>>> basically, scheduled recordings THINK they start, they even show in
>>>> the logs that they THINK they do, but the file is never created, the
>>>> entry in the 'recorded' table are not created, and thus the recording
>>>> is never made, but if one goes into MythWeb's Upcoming Recordings
>>>> list, they are listed as "Currently Recording: Edit".
>>>> The end effect of this is that Myth has become absolutely unreliable
>>>> in it's scheduled recordings since this is random.
>>>> This occurs on both Ceton and HDPVR recordings.
>>>> Anyone else?
>>>> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10812
>>> Yes i got one of these recordings also. I didn't notice it until yesterday,
>>> but the recording should have been recorded a week ago. It is listed as
>>> "Currently Recording: Edit" in Upcoming Recordings in MythWeb. And now i
>>> can't remove it. Tried every possible combinations of delete from MythWeb.
>>> Do i have to edit the database manually to remove it?
>>> /Stefan
>> on my machines, a restart of the backend process clears it, I just
>> wait until the backend isn't recording. these don't seem to affect
>> future recordings, but it's hard to tell.
> I've experienced that too (stuck on "Currently Recording" in mythweb)
> with 0.25-fixes (although if you search it appears that it's been
> around for a while), and I can confirm that it appears to be only a
> visual annoyance and that a mythbackend restart clears it.
> Karl

Karl, is this still happening for you? have you ever had a case where
it shows something is recording when in fact it did not actually

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