grumpy_whale
Posts: 6
Joined: Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:36 am

TVHeadend cant record

Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:58 pm

Got a pi tv hat for chrismas with current goings on got time to sort this. So installed, scanned for channels all good, can watch the streams in vlc all good. But i cant records, all looks good the profile is setup for admin the folder exists and it can be written to by all. But when i select record goes straight to error and file missing. Only thing i can think of is the users might need to do something as its only got the one admin on it per tutorial. Anyone got any thoughts?

snowballEarth
Posts: 40
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:05 pm

Re: TVHeadend cant record

Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:18 pm

Are you recording and playing from the web interface i.e. "http://<yourRaspberryTvHatIPaddress>:9981" ? and launching VLC from within Chromium Browser?

Have you considered using the TV streaming capability of Kodi? Kodi can access your scanned tvheadend channels either through a separate device, or by installing Kodi on top of your Raspbian desktop. It also displays a better tv guide

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