[mythtv-users] HDTV ringbuffer possibly causes missed 13 minutes
of West Wing?
ed at julian-edwards.com
Wed Mar 9 23:00:59 UTC 2005
Jules Gosnell wrote:
> I'm suffering from a similar symptom and am stumped...
> I guess that the problem must have arisen since I moved up to 0.17.
> I started noticing that after between 40-50 seconds into the beginning
> of a recording it jumped forward - i.e. a piece was missing.
> Initially it didn't worry me, i just thought my DVB signal was a bit
> Then I recorded a couple of 10 minute shows for my son, and found that
> the recordings only lasted 2-3 mins !
> I went back and looked at my other recordings. Many of them are
> scheduled for an hour, but the actual recording is only about 45 mins
> long - this means that the jump at the beginning isn't a few seconds
> as i had though, but 15 mins !!!
> I'm not using HDTV - but UK PAL DVB.
> Unfortunately I restarted the server this afternoon and my log is
> truncated, but the same thing happened this evening and there doesn't
> appear to be anything in the log at the time it happened...
> can I turn up the log level somehow ?
> Am I alone with this one ?
> Anyone any ideas - I have Myth setup and working, but no idea what is
> going on under the covers...
You're not the only one!
It was happening to me a lot but not recently. The backend log file
didn't show any errors either, other than some DVB signal issues, which
leads me to believe it's something to do with gaps in received DVB data
causing a knock-on effect somewhere.
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