[mythtv-users] Failed Recordings

Peter Bennett cats22 at comcast.net
Mon Oct 23 13:46:49 UTC 2017



On 10/15/2017 12:27 AM, David Engel wrote:
> What kind of enclosure and power source do you use for your fan?  My
> InfiniTV 6 ETH has been pretty reliable(*) over the years, but I do
> get concerned about how hot it runs.
>
> (*)Though, not as reliable as my HDHomerun Prime.  Also, I have the
> following patch in my personal code base.  It helped at one time, but
> I think it was mainly an issue with my cable provider.  I'm not sure
> if it's still needed.
>
> --- a/mythtv/libs/libmythtv/recorders/cetonstreamhandler.cpp
> +++ b/mythtv/libs/libmythtv/recorders/cetonstreamhandler.cpp
> @@ -479,7 +479,7 @@ uint CetonStreamHandler::GetProgramNumber(void) const
>               .arg(prog).arg(i));
>   
>           uint prognum = prog.toUInt();
> -        if (prognum != 0)
> +        if (prognum != 0 && prognum != 1)
>               return prognum;
>   
>           usleep(100000);

Sorry I missed this email.

I have a fan from Amazon which uses a USB type power supply.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00G05A2MU

I gave up on the HD homerun prime because it kept hanging and rebooting 
itself with a watchdog reboot. It was replaced under warranty and the 
replacement did the same.

I don't know what problem that patch addressed. One problem I have with 
the ceton is once a year or so, a program is recorded completely corrupt 
- random pixels with occasional flashes from the video, sound just beeps 
and buzzes with random snatches of the real audio.

Peter



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