[mythtv-users] Firewire errors during recording

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 18:11:55 UTC 2011


On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Stephen Otto <sotto at emsco.com> wrote:
> I am using version 23-fixes and have just setup my first firewire card ( a
> cheap SYBA firewire card from Newegg) and connected it to a Verizon Fios STB
> (labeled QIP7100 although plugreport lists it as a 8100).
>
>
>
> I have run the firewire utilities and everything checks out. I can change
> channels without problem using the 6200ch channel changer. This week I set
> out to make HD recordings from the box and although it (almost) never fails
> to make a recording, they are full of glitches and jumps. I am using the
> mythtv internal channel changer for the firewire recordings.
>
>
>
> In looking at my mythbackend log I find:
>
>
>
> 2011-01-11 06:00:02.857 ProgramInfo(4576_20110111060000.mpg), Error:
> GetPlaybackURL: '4576_20110111060000.mpg' should be local, but it can not be
> found.
> 2011-01-11 06:00:02.903 ProgramInfo(4576_20110111060000.mpg), Error:
> GetPlaybackURL: '4576_20110111060000.mpg' should be local, but it can not be
> found.
> 2011-01-11 06:00:06.873 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 50
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:06.926 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 100
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:06.977 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 150
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:07.028 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 200
> msec...
>
>   *** this repeats up to 1050msec  ***
>
> 2011-01-11 06:00:07.891 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): ResetBus() -- begin
> 2011-01-11 06:00:07.894 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): ResetBus() -- end
> 2011-01-11 06:00:07.894 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): SignalReset(7->8)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:07.895 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): SignalReset(7->8):
> Updating device list -- begin
> 2011-01-11 06:00:08.638 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): SignalReset(7->8):
> Updating device list -- end
> 2011-01-11 06:00:08.688 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 50
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:08.739 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 100
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:08.740 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): HandleBusReset:
> Reconnecting P2P connection
> 2011-01-11 06:00:08.743 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): HandleBusReset:
> Reconnected fwchan: 0
>                   output: 0xffc0 input: 0xffc1
> 2011-01-11 06:00:09.015 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 150
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:09.066 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 200
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:09.117 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 250
> msec...
> 2011-01-11 06:00:09.167 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1), Warning: No Input in 300
> msec...
>
>
>
>
>
> Eventually after about 3 bus resets the recording starts but with plenty of
> errors:
>
>
>
> 2011-01-11 06:00:12.941 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): HandleBusReset:
> Reconnecting P2P connection
> 2011-01-11 06:00:12.947 LFireDev(0024A1FFFE3AA6F1): HandleBusReset:
> Reconnected fwchan: 0
>                   output: 0xffc0 input: 0xffc1
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.183 MythContext: Connecting to backend server:
> 192.168.1.21:6543 (try 1 of 1)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.189 Using protocol version 23056
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.189 MainServer::ANN Playback
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.190 adding: Envy as a client (events: 0)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.195 MainServer::ANN Monitor
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.198 adding: Envy as a client (events: 1)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:13.232 ProgramInfo(): Updated pathname '':'' ->
> '4576_20110111060000.mpg'
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.302 AFD: Opened codec 0x8ce7910, id(MPEG2VIDEO)
> type(Video)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.305 AFD: codec AC3 has 6 channels
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.305 AFD: Opened codec 0x8ce8060, id(AC3) type(Audio)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.307 MythContext: Connecting to backend server:
> 192.168.1.21:6543 (try 1 of 1)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.308 Using protocol version 23056
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.312 MainServer::ANN Playback
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.314 adding: Envy as a client (events: 0)
> 2011-01-11 06:00:31.318 RecBase(4:/dev/video):
> GetKeyframePositions(325,9223372036854775807,#18) out of 46
> 2011-01-11 06:01:01.290 MainServer::ANN Monitor
> 2011-01-11 06:01:01.295 adding: Envy as a client (events: 0)
> 2011-01-11 06:08:33.639 RecBase(4:/dev/video):
> GetKeyframePositions(541,9223372036854775807,#1205) out of 1251
> 2011-01-11 06:08:35.577 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]invalid mb type in I Frame
> at 117 34
> 2011-01-11 06:08:35.583 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]ac-tex damaged at 59 40
> 2011-01-11 06:08:35.584 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]invalid mb type in I Frame
> at 84 41
> 2011-01-11 06:08:35.585 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]ac-tex damaged at 56 45
> 2011-01-11 06:08:35.586 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]invalid mb type in I Frame
> at 56 48
> 2011-01-11 06:08:35.591 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]Warning MVs not available
> 2011-01-11 06:08:38.110 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]00 motion_type at 96 45
> 2011-01-11 06:08:38.111 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]ac-tex damaged at 37 49
> 2011-01-11 06:08:38.117 [mpeg2video @ 0xb6e61840]Warning MVs not available
>
>
>
> The mpeg2video errors then continue throughout the recording. I have tried
> different channels and programs but all have the errors. I have also tried
> changing the firewire setting in myth setup.
>
>
>
> Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

I wouldn't worry about the "no input in" messages, those are basically
Myth waiting for a signal lock, pretty standard fare.

Does the eventual recording have any issues? I've seen those messages
in my logs too but never noticed an issue with the recordings.


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