[mythtv-users] 0.22-fixes: "Couldn't open file abort.dat"
kepesk at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 18:49:01 UTC 2010
I've already checked the directory where the transcoded files are
placed on my system, and access rights to that directory seem fine.
Are there other directories involved in transcoding?
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 04/22/2010 02:10 PM, Jacob Strandlien wrote:
>> I've had some problems with MythTV recently, and I realized that this
>> was because my hard drive was full. I traced the problem to my
>> mythbackend.log files, which were several gigabytes in size. The weird
>> thing is that the log files are filling with this:
>> 2010-04-21 07:47:28.661 Failed to decode frame. Position was: 0
>> 2010-04-21 07:47:28.916 Couldn't open file abort.dat
>> 2010-04-21 07:47:29.170 Failed to decode frame. Position was: 0
>> 2010-04-21 07:47:29.414 Couldn't open file abort.dat
>> 2010-04-21 07:47:29.593 Failed to decode frame. Position was: 0
>> 2010-04-21 07:47:29.852 Couldn't open file abort.dat
>> I did some research, and this issue appears to normally be associated
>> with commercial flagging problems. However, my commercial flagging
>> jobs all appear to be running normally, and the log fills with this
>> junk even when there are no jobs in the queue and mythcommflag isn't
>> running. To make matters worse, this is difficult to troubleshoot
>> because there is no abort.dat file anywhere on my system. I can see
>> this possibly being a permissions problem with the directory where
>> abort.dat is supposed to be, but I have no clue where that is.
>> Has anyone out there experienced this problem, or can anyone at least
>> tell me where abort.dat is normally found? I'm running the latest
>> 0.22-fixes release on my Mythbuntu system.
> That should be a transcode problem--like a transcoder spinning
> endlessly--not a commercial flagging problem. Check all your
> transcoder-related directories.
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