[mythtv-users] storage drives unmountion

Daryl McDonald darylangela at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 17:18:03 UTC 2020

On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM Stephen P. Villano <
stephen.p.villano at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/17/20 6:54 AM, Daryl McDonald wrote:
> Last summer, when OTA recordings declined, I used Kodi more frequently. I
> replaced every component suspecting a hardware failure. After some serious
> head knocking I figured my drives were becoming corrupt due to some
> imported recordings from my daughter's failing windows laptop. Things
> settled down and a new season of OTA recordings proved my theory, I
> thought. This summer, as kodi usage increased I would see crawling messages
> indicating that a drive had been successfully unmounted. I guess I was
> wrong, so I bought an Android TV box for Kodi, suspecting tha Kodi didn't
> play nice with Mythtv.
> Now I see Chewit's post, from this:
> https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=297545 article and I'm wondering
> if my drives were corrupted last year because Kodi unmounted them during
> recordings, because they had "labels" storage1,2, or 3. Has anyone else had
> problems using kodi and Mythtv on the same box with labeled recordings
> storage space?  TIA  Daryl
> I've had two failure modes similar to what you describe. The most common
> is a dodgy power supply, from my experience, where the voltage begins to
> get hairy and sag to indeterminate logic voltage levels.
> The other, hard drive failure. I have one box right now that has a dodgy
> hard drive, awaiting my attention, as I've a nice SSD to replace it with.

as previously stated all hardware, even Power Supplies, happily continue to
serve as long as Kodi and Myth have their own sandbox.

> last year Ubuntu 18.04 and myth 0.29, this year Ubuntu 20.04 and myth 31,
> same labeling system throughout.
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