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Does anyone have the same problem or an answer to what is causing empty recordings in mythtv? It also freezes up the backend when it occurs and a reboot seems to be the only thing to help. This problem occurs randomly during recordings.

I have 3 pci DVB-T cards: 2 * TerraTec Cinergy 1200 DVB-T and 1 * Satelco Easywatch PCI DVB-T

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I have 3 DVB cards and I was seeing zero byte recordings (no system freeze though). I fixed it by adding the


kernel parameter to the grub command line that boots the system. See this thread

for some discussion on it.

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