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Govo

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video stops playing
« on: August 24, 2014, 09:01:32 pm »
Hi folks

Recently  I have noticed when watching a video on MD the video stops playing right about 20 mins into the film.

I  have completed a full re-install and the same thing happens, I thinking it may have something to do with  hardware but  I am not to sure, as I have put the MD directly to the core to remove the router from been the issue.

But the same thing keeps happening.

Is there away to trail the issue while playing the video on the MD

Lmce 10.4

any help would be great


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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2014, 10:51:52 pm »
Is it a local video, i.e. from a shared or local drive?

Is it only one specific video or every video?

Is it a video from the regular video list?

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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2014, 08:20:35 am »
If its local it sounds like an NFS error? next time you start a movie you could tail -f /var/log/syslog on your MD from SSH. If the MD loses contact with NFS server you should see it there.

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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2014, 01:20:31 pm »
Hi

Thanks for the reply, its  a 400GB internal drive currently formatted a ntfs , I have now found that it is causing the  issue.

Every film  stored on that drive  stops playing.

I moved one film from it to the main drive that lmce is installed on and it work  no problem.


Time to move the files to a different drive and then reformat the 400GB to ext4 or ext3

Which one would you recommend ext4 or ext3  for performance wise

cheers
Govo   
« Last Edit: August 25, 2014, 03:42:43 pm by Govo »

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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2014, 04:18:33 pm »
I've seen this behaviour when the hard drive is full up, could that be the issue?

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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2014, 10:07:35 pm »
Hi Matt

the drive is not full, using about 50gb out of the 400gb, just going to format it to ext 4, reading up on linux formats ext4  gives good performance.

Kind regards
Gov

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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2014, 08:42:42 pm »
Hi

I have notice over the last two nights that  videos do not display in the video section.

I have notice in the lmce-admin under the core the device option Online is unticked, when I ticked these and do a quick reload the video appear  in the video section, I now assume this online brings the drives back up.

why question is,

what would be causing this tick to be un-ticked  and is there away to trace it and put in a fix.

Please advise
Thanks Gov

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Re: video stops playing
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2014, 10:47:47 pm »
The easiest way (a band aid used by Dianemo in the past iirc) is to open a screen session and cd into a directory on the mounted drive. That way it stays mounted. I never had the need to do that.