My girlfriend was watching TV last night and our DVR service suddenly stopped working. I was watching it this morning and the same thing happened. Without warning, playback just stopped, kicked me out of the recording.
Windows 10 client said "Your DVR is ready to record" (paraphrase)
This combination had been working perfectly fine for the last year after I migrated to Linux from FreeBSD. I haven't done any recent version upgrades, just security updates - it might get updated once a month since I hardly ever have to mess with it.
I haven't changed anything in my network config, either, or the Windows 10 clients we use to view the DVR.
I noticed the logs have this message from around the time the DVR stopped working this morning, it was complaining about not having tuners (but not when it stopped last night):
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Linux alpinehdhr 4.19.80-0-vanilla #1-Alpine SMP Fri Oct 18 11:27:53 UTC 2019 x86_64 GNU/Linux /etc/alpine-release 3.11.6 hdhomerun_record 20200225 and 20200701 (after first failure) hdhomerun_record.conf RecordPath=/mnt/hdhr-vmdk/recordings tune2fs Filesystem created: Wed Aug 28 12:53:55 2019
Last night after doing some basic troubleshooting (restarting service, starting binary manually, etc.) I determined I couldn't get it working and thought it was because the binary was old (20200225 vs 20200701) and I upgraded it and it worked until this morning via the openrc script.
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# cat 20200714.log | grep -C 5 tuners 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: event Andrea Mitchell Reports 20200714 [20200714-1600] creating new worker 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1600] resuming interrupted recording 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: event CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1600] creating new worker 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: event MSNBC Live 20200714 [20200714-1700] in future 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: next timer event in 0h21m43s 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: no tuners available to record Andrea Mitchell Reports 20200714 [20200714-1600] 20200714-16:37:47 Recording: no tuners available to record CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1600] 20200714-16:37:54 Status: Resource: nbk=0 dmk=2218 20200714-16:38:38 Playback: Streaming: CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1500] to 192.168.1.27 starting at 0MB 20200714-16:38:38 Playback: Streaming: CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1500] to 192.168.1.27 starting at 609MB 20200714-16:38:40 Playback: cmd set-resume: /mnt/hdhr-vmdk/recordings/CNN Newsroom/CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1500].mpg @ 1270 20200714-16:38:41 Playback: Streaming: CNN Newsroom 20200714 [20200714-1500] to 192.168.1.27 starting at 898MB
Well now, in an attempt to remove however many moving parts I can, I started the binary directly inside the record folder instead of using an openrc script (an old version of 20200225) and it seems to be working OK, but at this point I'm not confident that it will continue. *UPDATE* Actually it wasn't working OK, it didn't record from 9:10 am to about 10:17 am
Now I've updated the firmware in both the hdhomerun primes and am running DVR 20200701 directly from the recordings folder. Fingers crossed.
Is there something going on SD's end that might be causing an issue, like UI updates? It's just been working for so long without issue I am really surprised to see anything like this happening.