[mythtv] Debugging DeviceReadBuffer.cpp

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Jun 14 16:11:10 UTC 2013

On Jun 14, 2013, at 11:25, Malcolm Parsons <malcolm.parsons at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 14 June 2013 16:10, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> Many web browsers do terrible things to system I/O--especially when using a
>> browser profile that's on a file system with barriers enabled.  So, this or
>> something like it is a very reasonable explanation for why MythTV can't read
>> from the device.
> I can believe it causes problems, but I'm not happy with the way
> MythTV just gives up.

It gives up after 128MB, on recordings that are typically something under  2MB/s.  It's a reasonable assumption that if it cannot write for over a minute, something seriously wrong has happened.

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