[mythtv-users] 0.25.3: 0-Byte recordings, how to fix?

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Mon Nov 19 16:34:36 UTC 2012

On 19/11/12 15:06, cvb at kruemel.org wrote:

>> otherwise this might apply, although the circumstances differ:
>> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10217#comment:12
> Thanks, John. From what I understand, this appears to be somewhat
> similar to channel scanning issues I had in the past (and probably would
> still have), but I fail to see the connection to 0-byte recordings.

That's what I got, when the scan seemed OK but hadn't fully updated the 
DB.  Suitable logging (or the Transport Editor display) should have 
shown that up, but the first I knew of it was 0-byte recordings. :-)
> To answer your question, it cured my issue to some extent. I get
> significantly less 0-byte recordings, but unfortunately not no at all.
> So maybe my last comment would really be the best way forward:
>>> Ok, maybe I should look for different DVB S2 hardware. Needs to have a
>>> supported CI and should be stable under Ubuntu 12.04...
> I need to do a search on HW currently supported under Linux. It's been
> quite a while since I searched for that the last time.


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