[mythtv-users] Strange Issue with Myth and HDHomeRun
pat at flying-gecko.net
Tue Feb 13 14:46:52 UTC 2007
On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 09:01:34AM -0500, John Welch wrote:
> I can't understand how it could be a network bandwidth issue, since it's
> been as little as having the F/E running and sitting at the main menu that
> has caused corruption in a recording.
The F/E accesses the database over the network when it starts up. Just
> I did some quick testing with LiveTV after setting up a new B/E on a system
> on my internal (green) network. LiveTV is where this problem first
> presented itself with my current setup. The good news everything seemed
> fine. The bad news is that after thinking about it, what did I really
> prove? Yes, the B/E is now on the internal network, but it's also on a
> different system, with a different hard drive, in a different location. So
> what did I really rule out?
Was that a new master B/E or a slave B/E? If you duplicated the setup
on different hardware and it works, then you have your answer (hardware
issue). If you didn't duplicate the same setup then all you did was
shoot in the dark.
Have you checked the power supply in your problem B/E? If your supply
is marginal, the extra load on the system when a F/E is connected
(network activity, HDD access) might be enough to push it over the edge
Have you tries removing IPCop from the equation for a test?
You really need to step back and follow the rule of change only one
thing at a time, document, test. If it works you've found your problem,
if not you need to put things back the way they were, and repeat. Yes,
it is a slow and tedious process but it will eventually lead you to the
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