[mythtv-users] mythbackend missing recordings.

Glenn Sommer glemsom at gmail.com
Mon May 25 14:21:59 UTC 2009


Yes, all permissions are correct.
btw, I was wrong in my statement about 0byte files, actually it
doesn't even create the files at all.

Anyway, I've tried raising the tuning timeouts for both DVB-C cards...
Maybe that will make a difference...
Though, if the backend timeouts when tuning - doesn't it retry later then?


2009/5/25 George Mari <george_mythusers at mari1938.org>:
> Glenn Sommer wrote:
>>
>> Hey
>>
>> Today mythbackend missed two recordings.
>> Well, actually I'm not sure "missed" is the right word here... It just
>> created two 0byte files.
>>
>> I have plenty of diskspace left, so that's not an issue.
>> I tried tuning to the channels (using livetv)... no problems there.
>> I looked in mythbackend.log, and saw this:
>> 2009-05-24 21:26:35.053 AutoExpire: CalcParams(): Max required Free
>> Space: 1.0 GB w/freq: 15 min
>> 2009-05-24 21:27:40.217 Reschedule requested for id 0.
>> 2009-05-24 21:27:40.413 Scheduled 114 items in 0.2 = 0.00 match + 0.19
>> place
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:09.645 TVRec(3): ASK_RECORDING 3 29 0 0
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:10.043 TVRec(1): ASK_RECORDING 1 29 0 0
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:10.441 TVRec(2): ASK_RECORDING 2 29 0 0
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:41.489 TVRec(1): Changing from None to RecordingOnly
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:41.494 TVRec(1): HW Tuner: 1->1
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:41.567 AutoExpire: CalcParams(): Max required Free
>> Space: 3.0 GB w/freq: 15 min
>> 2009-05-24 21:28:41.571 Started recording: Top Gear "Episode 12":
>> channel 1360 on cardid 1, sourceid 1
>> 2009-05-24 21:41:35.253 AutoExpire: CalcParams(): Max required Free
>> Space: 3.0 GB w/freq: 15 min
>> 2009-05-24 21:45:33.721 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Monitor
>> 2009-05-24 21:45:33.736 adding: mediecenter as a client (events: 0)
>>
>> Nothing alarming there either... So, I really don't understand why
>> mythbackend is generating 0byte files here?
>>
>>
>> What should I do next... Is there some debug options I can enable on
>> mythbackend? (currently it's just launched with: important,general)
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>
> Does the user that the backend is running as have write permission your
> recording directory?
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