[mythtv-users] LiveTV & Recordings Not Working
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 13:23:19 UTC 2008
On 30/09/2008, Bryant Family Lists <lists at bryantfamily.ws> wrote:
> Hello everyone, I'm a fairly new MythTV user but have followed the mailing list
> off and on for several years now. I have posted my issue below to the MythBuntu
> forums since I am using MythBuntu 8.04.1 on all machines in question. I thought
> i would post here as well, since it may not be a MythBuntu specific issue.
> For about a week, my system has worked perfectly fine. I have a backend only
> machine and a frontend only machine. Two nights ago, I decided to add a second
> frontend only machine and share some of it's hdd space through NFS and add it to
> the Storage Groups.
> Everything worked fine that night. Yesterday, I could no longer connect to the
> backend from the frontends, but there were no errors in the Backend logs, just
> the frontend logs saying that it could not connect to the backend, and nothing
> had changed. After several reboots of everything, I can connect to the backend
> again. Now, I can no longer view LiveTV or recordings, but I have verified that
> the backend is still recording scheduled recordings. I have verified that the
> files also work through VLC.
> Here is the error from the log file on one of the frontends:
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.281 RemoteFile::openSocket(file data socket): Did not get
> proper responce from /1024_20080930083000.mpg:192.168.25.9
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.281 RingBuffer::RingBuffer(): Failed to open remote file
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.288 PlaybackBox Error: Could not open file for preview video.
> 2008-09-30 08:46:28.813 MythSocket(82aa448:31): readStringList: Error, timeout
> QString::arg(): Argument missing: RemoteFile::openSocket(file data socket): Did
> not get proper responce from /1024_20080930080000.mpg:192.168.25.9, 6543
> 2008-09-30 08:46:28.813 RemoteFile::openSocket(file data socket): Did not get
> proper responce from /1024_20080930080000.mpg:192.168.25.9
> 2008-09-30 08:46:28.813 RingBuffer::RingBuffer(): Failed to open remote file
> 2008-09-30 08:46:28.820 PlaybackBox Error: Could not open file for preview video.
> Destroying SipFsm object
> 2008-09-30 08:50:12.729 Deleting UPnP client...
> This is the relevant messages from the backend logs:
> 2008-09-30 08:46:14.279 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
> 2008-09-30 08:46:14.281 adding: Master as a client (events: 0)
> 2008-09-30 08:46:14.282 Bad ANN query
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.282 Unknown socket closing
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.286 Unknown file transfer socket: 0
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.807 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.808 adding: Master as a client (events: 0)
> 2008-09-30 08:46:21.810 Bad ANN query
> 2008-09-30 08:46:28.814 Unknown socket closing
> 2008-09-30 08:46:28.817 Unknown file transfer socket: 0
Make sure you are using the same version of MythTV on ALL backend and
frontend machines. Also make sure you have the correct IP/hostname
settings on all of the machines, as Jarle suggested.
Do you have firewalls running on your machines? Have any of your
machines recently changed hostname/IP?
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