[mythtv-users] MythTV records but doesn't write to disk...
Udo van den Heuvel
udovdh at xs4all.nl
Fri Dec 19 17:12:33 UTC 2008
Brian Wood wrote:
> On Monday 15 December 2008 08:16:24 Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
>> Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
>>> Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
>>>> Yes, another one of these.
>>> After yet another reboot things changed!!
>> I can remark though that MythTV happily mentions that it's recording
>> while there is NO data coing in due to soem issue.
>> I tested more:
>> So even if the card has no antenna (no signal!) MythTV won't complain
>> and just pretend to record.
> It's not pretending. It is actually recording the static or whatever else
> might be being captured.
So the application does not know the status of the card?
Tuned or not?
Valid signal or not?
Any health checks on the recorded stream?
>> Can't this be detected?
>> I.e.: reception or not? And thus a valid recording or not?
> What about if you are recording a "technical difficulties" slide?
What about my questions?
> Myth has no way to know about "content", though you might be able to detect a
> non-changing video (color bars?)
Then the card's status.
If it's possible I'd like to have control over it.
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