>I have an update. It appears that this may be a MythTV problem.
>Specifically one with my MySQL database as suddenly I cannot see any of
>my prior recordings in the listing anymore and for some strange reason
>the primary (and only) backend server switched itself to thinking that
>it is a secondary backend. All in all something very strange has
>happened and I am going to be beating my head against the wall once
>again. Doing a cat test after a reboot shows the capture cards are now
>holding their settings properly but myth still reports them as busy.
>This though I do suspect is due to a database failure of some sort.
>Sorry to have bothered you.
>ivtv-users mailing list
It's no bother. Glad you're on your way to figuring it out.