[mythtv-users] 0.00MB recordings...
digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 20:32:43 UTC 2008
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:01 AM, Andrew Close <aclose at gmail.com> wrote:
> this is becoming more and more common for me :( originally i was
> seeing this on a new/dev system that i'm setting up running MythBuntu
> 8.10 and recording with an HDHR. i figured i had some settings that
> needed tweaking, and besides, it was only a play system. but the
> problem is now happening (frequently) on my production MythBox running
> Myth .20 on a semi recent version of KnoppMyth. my production box
> contains a PVR-250 and a PVR-500 and i'm recording analog (obviously)
> cable from Wide Open West in the western Chicago suburbs. my signal
> strength is fairly good, as far as i can tell. other recordings that
> actually record look good, or as good as analog over cable can look.
> :) nothing has changed with my production setup (equipment, cabling,
> service) for at least 6 months. as far as i've noticed, these 0MB
> recordings are occurring on all channels and in various timeslots.
> Monday night (i think it was Mon :) i noticed 'Chuck' and 'NCIS'
> recording simultaneously and things seemed to be fine. Tuesday night
> my wife and i sat down to watch 'NCIS' and it wouldn't start up.
> viewing my programs in the 'Manage Recordings, Delete Recordings'
> screen i noticed that both recordings were 0MB; however, Monday night
> i know they recorded for at least 30 minutes because i noticed they
> were recording, watched a previously recorded program, and saw that
> they were still recording when my program was over.
> any thoughts on what to look for for possible diagnosis? i have to
> admit i haven't checked the logs yet... i'll do that when i get home
> tonight and report what i find.
> Andrew Close
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Often recordings that show a 0MB are actually missing the file
altogether. I get that occasionally and, as discussed here:
...may be a problem with the actual broadcast or reception. Note Mikes reply:
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