[mythtv] CVS and backend problem
octothorp at gmail.com
octothorp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 19:16:50 UTC 2004
Anyone with a better workaround step forward please. I'd love to
implement something else. It costs about 15 seconds of my recording,
and no .nuv files had been getting created in the meanwhile.
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 12:04:11 -0700, Curtis Stanford
<curtis at stanfordcomputing.com> wrote:
> I haven't changed mysql for a while. The backend worked fine in the
> past with the same mysql. I wouldn't call what you're doing a
> workaround, it's a not very graceful recovery. It's nice to know other
> people have this problem but we should try to find and fix it. It's a
> pretty serious bug.
> On Dec 13, 2004, at 11:35 AM, <octothorp at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have the same issue, but work around this by swatching mythbackend's
> > logfile for anouncements of recordings starting, and then when the log
> > says they start, checking the database for a record with the
> > corresonding timestamp. If none are found, restart mysql and mythtv.
> > mysql seems to be the culprit, but I'm unsure.
> > On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 10:40:39 -0700 (MST), Rich
> > <yahoo.rich at bladeracing.com> wrote:
> >> Ditto.
> >> CVS snap I am running dated Dec 6.
> >> Rich
> >>> The last week or so I've had problems with my backend that I've never
> >>> seen before. Occasionally, programs that are scheduled to be recorded
> >>> are only partially recorded. Perhaps only the last 10-20 minutes will
> >>> be recorded. Sometimes, the program will not be recorded at all (if
> >>> it's a 1/2 hour program).
> >>> Different parts of mythtv seem confused as to what's going on during
> >>> one of these recordings. The 'Watch Recordings' screen does not show
> >>> the program being recorded but the 'Upcoming Recordings' shows the
> >>> program highlighted and indicates that it is being recorded. The HTTP
> >>> interface to the backend also does not show any recording taking
> >>> place.
> >>> If I try to watch Live TV, it says all inputs are being used by a
> >>> recording. The backend itself shows no video file being written to.
> >>> It's hard to pin down but seems to happen most when I'm watching
> >>> another recording when the new one is supposed to start. I've been
> >>> running this backend for a long time and have never seen a problem
> >>> like
> >>> this. I'm running the latest CVS and my backend is separate from the
> >>> frontends.
> >>> Any ideas appreciated.
> >>> Curtis
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