[olug] A mythtv mythtery

Dave Thacker dthacker at bluestrain.net
Sat May 12 15:00:09 UTC 2012

On Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:19:09 PM Dave Thacker wrote:
> The characters:
> Mythbuntu 11.10-Running both front and back end
> Hauppage PVR-350
> Dell Optiplex 210L/P4 3.0 Ghz/2 GB Ram
> I built this last weekend and set up recordings.  The system stayed up for
> 5 days and recorded about 15 shows.  When I play any show back, the system
> spontaneously reboots anywhere from 1-5 minutes into the show.  Top tells
> me the system is bored and is not swapping during playback.  I see no
> smoking guns in these logs:
> kern.log
> syslogl
> mythbackend.log
> mythfrontend.log

I finally got a chance to try out Jon's suggestion,   I pulled of the two 
memory sticks, fired up the server, started play and......
it didn't reboot!   Played another 30 minute show, still no reboot.  

The beatings will continue until stability improves....


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