[mythtv-users] HD-PVR failure
beww at beww.org
Sun Dec 5 17:17:41 UTC 2010
On Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:10:55 am James Orr wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 12:07 PM, James Orr <james.orr7 at gmail.com>
> > On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 11:18 AM, James Orr <james.orr7 at gmail.com>
> >> On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 11:12 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> >>> On Saturday, December 04, 2010 08:58:18 am James Orr wrote:
> >>> > Happened again last night, that's now 3 times in one week with
> >>> > nothing in the preceding 6 months? Could it be a temperature
> >>> > thing?
> >>> >
> >>> > It's a lot colder now and that's the only thing that's
> >>> > different.
> >>> Is your HD-PVR located in unconditioned space? Is your indoor
> >>> temperature really different now?
> >>> Usually cooler temps are good for electronics, and it's a
> >>> *change* in temperature that can cause problems with chips
> >>> migrating out of sockets, PC boards cracking and things like
> >>> that.
> >>> I'd be surprised if your problem is temperature related, unless
> >>> the unit itself is exposed to extreme or repeated wide
> >>> temperature swings.
> >> It is in the basement, it's not totally unheated (in fact it's
> >> only a few feet from the furnace) but it's certainly colder than
> >> the rest of the house.
> > It's now starting to happen pretty much all the time, and within
> > recordings. This one failed 8 minutes into an hour long recording
> > ...
> > 2010-12-05 09:08:36.657 DevRdB(/dev/video0) Error: Poll giving up
> > 2010-12-05 09:08:36.673 MPEGRec(/dev/video0) Error: Device error
> > detected 2010-12-05 09:08:36.697 DevRdB(/dev/video0): Stop(): Not
> > running. 2010-12-05 09:08:49.845 [h264 @ 0xb7153fa0]error while
> > decoding MB 95 27, bytestream (-5)
> > 2010-12-05 09:09:05.559 MPEGRec(/dev/video0) Error: StartEncoding
> > failed
> > eno: Resource temporarily unavailable (11)
> > 2010-12-05 09:09:07.569 MPEGRec(/dev/video0) Warning: Unable to set
> > audio input.
> > 2010-12-05 09:09:17.036 RecBase(7:/dev/video0):
> > GetKeyframePositions(894,9223372036854775807,#112) out of 120
> > Is this more than the usual problem? Is my HD-PVR broken?
> If I do end up having to buy a new one, is the HD-PVR still the only
> game in town for component video capture?
No, but it is the only solution that costs less than your automobile :-)
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