[mythtv-users] MytvTV box shutting down... but I don't know why!?
carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 17:16:34 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 11:11 AM, Rob Greene <robgreene at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a MythTV box that periodically shuts down. And actually, I
> don't know if it is actually shut down ... it's just not available.
> When I go to check on the server, it is turned off. This is in the
> furnace room, so nobody is just going in there and hitting the power
> switch, either..
> I'm running MythDora on an old Compaq W6000 (dual Xeon processors). It
> records analog TV through a PVR 250 and 350 and HDTV through an
> I've looked in the mythbackend.log file and didn't see anything.
> Anywhere else I should look? And any idea what I'd be looking for?
> It's not happening daily, but probably about once a week.
> Thanks for any ideas!
It sounds like you might have a heat problem. A flaky power supply is
a possibility, too. I would check to make sure the CPU fans are
running properly, and if you can get lm_sensors running, that would be
a good thing to check, too.
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