[mythtv-users] failed recordings last night and this morning

James Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 15:02:52 UTC 2020


On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 9:36 AM Jim <lists at morton.hrcoxmail.com> wrote:

> On 2/28/2020 9:32 AM, James Abernathy wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 8:48 AM Jim Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com
> > <mailto:jfabernathy at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Strange failures overnight. Help please. I'm running v30 on my
> >     production system using a Hauppauge WinTV Quad PCIe card. The
> >     recording
> >     were either listed in mythfrontend in blue text or very small
> >     text. The
> >     error when clicked was couldn't find the recording.
> >
> >     When I discovered this one program was a 2 hour news program that was
> >     still withing the time to be recording.  I rebooted the backend
> >     and it
> >     tried to restart recording but that failed.
> >
> >     Using the Live TV feature I can watch all my channels but I can't
> >     see,
> >     to record that one.  The signal levels are all good on all
> >     channels this
> >     morning.
> >
> >     I put the log file beginning at midnight in pastbin:
> >
> >     https://pastebin.com/WE7ZTjMX
> >
> >     Let me know what you think. I'm still diagnose it.
> >
> >     Jim A
> >
> > In more testing I can watch the channel that is failing to record.  I
> > setup to start 4 recordings on the major local HD channels and all
> > worked except the CBS one that I'm getting the error on.  However,
> > when I use the Live TV function I can watch that same channel and it's
> > Locked and 90% signal.
> >
>
> Have you tried increasing the tuning timeout like it says in the log?
>
> --
> Jim
>
> I checked my WinTV Quad and all 4 tuners were set to 10,000, but the error
says greater than 12,500. Not sure why.  Anyway I increased it to 20,000.
It still fails but now the error says it timed out at 20,000 ms. This is
odd. This says 20 seconds. The failure occurs way before 20 seconds.
part of log around the latest test:
Feb 28 09:53:00 mythbuntu mythbackend[4033]: mythbackend[4033]: E
ProcessRequest programinfo.cpp:2781 (GetPlaybackURL)
ProgramInfo(11701_20200228145300.ts): GetPlaybackURL:
'11701_20200228145300.ts' should be local, but it can not be found.
Feb 28 09:53:01 mythbuntu mythbackend[4033]: mythbackend[4033]: E
TVRecEvent tv_rec.cpp:3989 (TuningSignalCheck) TVRec[1]: TuningSignalCheck:
Hit pre-fail timeout
Feb 28 09:53:01 mythbuntu mythbackend[4033]: mythbackend[4033]: E
ProcessRequest programinfo.cpp:2781 (GetPlaybackURL)
ProgramInfo(11701_20200228145300.ts): GetPlaybackURL:
'11701_20200228145300.ts' should be local, but it can not be found.
Feb 28 09:53:01 mythbuntu mythbackend[4033]: mythbackend[4033]: E
ProcessRequest programinfo.cpp:2781 (GetPlaybackURL)
ProgramInfo(11701_20200228145300.ts): GetPlaybackURL:
'11701_20200228145300.ts' should be local, but it can not be found.
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