[mythtv-users] MythTV is already using all available inputs

Todd Greene tngreene at pacbell.net
Thu Sep 8 01:10:01 UTC 2005


This has also happened to me.  I believe there's a lock file (I can't 
remember the name of the file) in the directory where the recordings are 
kept.  Just delete the lockfile, everything should work.

-- Todd


David Buttrick wrote:

>For the last 2 days, when I try to start the mythfrontend, and watch
>live tv, I get the message:
>MythTV is already using all available inputs for recording.
>
>I look in the recording schedule, and there is nothing scheduled.
>Plus, I cannot schedule anything from the program guide.
>
>Can anyone tell me what needs to be done to fix this problem?
>
>I've tried:
>* restarting the backend
>* stop the backend, rmmod ivtv, then modprobe ivtv, and then restart
>the backend.
>* rebuilding from mythtv-setup
>
>Coudl this be somekind of database permissions problem? everything
>else works, and I used the included SQL to setup the database
>permissions...
>
>Anyhelp is greatly appreciated.
>
>Thank you.
>
>Dave
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