View Full Version : 0 byte recordings

October 21st, 2007, 07:19 PM
After a while running mythtv, I tend to get 0 byte recordings. mythbackend.log reports no errors though!?

I'm stumped, any ideas?

October 21st, 2007, 07:36 PM
What tuner? Have you checked your permissions in your recording dir?

October 21st, 2007, 07:41 PM
it's a nova t 500. Permissions should be ok as other recordings are working and it's a fairly default mythbuntu install from the iso other than some tinkering to get the card and remote working. A reboot fixes it (temporarily)

October 21st, 2007, 07:52 PM
I've added a 200msec tuning delay (apparently a good thing for nova t cards - although it doesn't suggest a figure). Will see how that works (or not!)

October 21st, 2007, 08:18 PM
I used to get that when my (USB) tuner wasn't working or had been sent bad commands. Usually I had to turn off the machine, unplug and replug the tuner (so it lost power and hence memory) and turn the machine back on again.

Worked every single time, simply due to presumably dodgy drivers.

October 22nd, 2007, 09:45 AM
The delay seems to have got it working again without restarting. I'll try scheduling some random recordings and see how I get on.