[ubuntu-mythtv] [Mythbuntu-11.10] HVR-2200 stopped recording (perhaps after automatic update?)

Eric Shubert ejs at shubes.net
Wed Jan 25 20:23:17 UTC 2012

On 01/25/2012 01:18 PM, 
lists at whitehouse.org.nz wrote:
> Hello,
> I use Mythbuntu 11.10 (and have done for many years). I love it and rely
> on it for all of my television, so thanks for all of your work on it!
> When I tried watching Live TV this morning, I realised that MythTV is no
> longer recording television properly (without giving an error). It was
> working fine yesterday morning. My old recordings are working fine, so
> my guess is that it is on the capture side of things.
> I use an HVR-2200 (same as an HVR-2250 for PAL) with Steven Toth's
> driver/firmware.
> I have seen a bit in the news about the updates for the Linux kernel
> vulnerability:
> http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1336-1/
> http://www.itworld.com/244019/linux-vendors-rush-patch-privilege-escalation-flaw-after-root-exploits-emerge
> I have automatic updating turned on for security updates, so I'm
> wondering if perhaps the kernel update could have somehow broken the
> firmware? This does seem a bit unlikely for a security fix, but it is
> the only big update that I can see.
> If there is an easy answer, it would be great if somebody could give me
> some pointers before I lose hours trying to locate the problem. Nothing
> jumped out at me in the logs before I ran out to work.
> Regards,
> Aaron

Did it perhaps run out of storage space?

-Eric 'shubes'

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