[mythtv-users] Myth problem or HDPVR probmem?
greg at gregandeva.net
Fri Feb 11 16:41:41 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-02-11 at 08:19 -0600, Eric Ladner wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM, Ryan Patterson <ryan.goat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 9:54 PM, Eric Ladner <eric.ladner at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Trying to nail down a problem with a Mythbuntu
> >> (2:0.24.0+fixes.20110209.6318d52) install that happened around the end
> >> of Jan. Things stopped recording. There was a few errors about can't
> >> open device, etc, but I reset everything (machine, HDPVR, cable box)
> >> and things seemed to start working again. . .
> > Can you manually record from the HD-PVR?
> Yes. Cat-ing directly to a file from /dev/video0 works as expected.
For what it's worth, I am having the same issue, but maybe not. In
every case, the channel change of the cable box via firewire worked
fine, but the HD-PVR fails to record and Myth doesn't seem to get any
indication of it. No failure occurs until I try to play back the
recording, then a "this recording is not available" window pops up. I
run the cat test, and it works fine every time.
This has been happening a lot more lately than it ever did before, for
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