[mythtv-users] Recording failure.

Allen Edwards allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 03:28:12 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 2:13 PM Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 1:38 PM Jay Harbeston (ISeePeople) <
> jharbestonus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 17, 2019, at 4:09 PM, Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> Now twice I have had a recording failure where every recording after that
>> time fails.  The first time I thought the HDHR Power Supply might be bad so
>> I replaced it. This time I had failures on HDHR1 and HDHR3 so I think that
>> rules out a single point of failure involving the HDHR.  The other symptom
>> was that the IR remote did not work.
>> One thing in common is that both of these are initialized in rc.local.
>> *echo -n 15  > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/ondemand/up_threshold*
>> *hdhomerun_config 10137DC1 set /ir/target "
>> <> no_clear"*
>> *#this is a hack.  I don't know what is starting lircd*
>> *killall lircd*
>> *lircd -H udp -d 5000*
>> *exit 0*
>> I know rc.local is out of favor but I am old school and it worked 10
>> years ago so I just used it again when I upgraded my system this year.
>> Are you using IR to set the channel on the HDHR?  Also, is this an HDHR
>> first gen?  I know that Gen 3 (and maybe gen2) through current gen do not
>> use IR at all.
>> Can you just let mythtv use the normal method of setting channel using
>> the set channel cmd with HDHR?  I’m not familiar with how old HDHR works
>> regarding changing channels.
> I am using the IR sensor in the HDHR to navigate the Myth menus but not to
> set the channels.  I don't know how Myth sets the channels but I do know
> that Myth can't press the buttons on my remote :-)
> They are 1st generation. I have two of them.
> Allen

I think I screwed up.  I was supposed to open the HDHR config gui and see
if it could see the units. So nevermind. I will try and remember to do that
next time and not put any cron job in that might block me from getting that

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