[mythtv-users] Zero-byte recordings on all tuners except HD-PVR

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 30 22:16:36 UTC 2012

On 09/30/2012 05:44 PM, Bob Sully wrote:
> Hi all -
> Running 0.25.2-fixes on Ubuntu 12.04 - recently upgraded both Myth (from
> 0.24-fixes) and the OS (from 10.04 (LTS)).
> I have a HD HomeRun (standard, not the Prime) with two tuners, in addition
> to a PC-HD5500 and an HD-PVR.
> Since the upgrade, I've only been able to record from the HD-PVR.
> Recordings from both the HD-HomeRun tuners and the PC-HD (only using the
> DVB tuner) produce zero-byte recordings - though the LED comes on when the
> HD-HR is supposedly recording and there is data coming in via eth0.  The
> IP address of the HD-HR is static on my network is pingable.
> I get the following in the backend logs:
> ProgramInfo(2071_20120930142900.mpg): GetPlaybackURL:
> '2071_20120930142900.mpg' should be local, but it can not be found.
> The storage directories haven't changed, write permissions are OK (and the
> HD-PVR is able to record).
> I have tried deleting all capture cards and then adding them back in and
> linking up the video sources.
> Any ideas would be appreciated - thanks!

Check dmesg for info on capture card problems--such as failure to load 
firmware or something.


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