[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] Re: Ticket #804: DVB signal monitor,
signal level OSD (race condition ?)
john.pullan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 17:31:21 EST 2005
On 13/12/05, Allan Stirling <Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org> wrote:
> Stuart Morgan wrote:
> > On Tuesday 13 Dec 2005 22:02, MythTV wrote:
> >> Got a message from John that he couldn't reproduce. It may have just
> >> a fluke, but if anyone experiences something similar, reopen this
> > I wonder if we can get a fuller description of the problem and what
> > happen?
> > I almost always get the message "You should have got a signal lock by
> now" or
> > words to that effect -> the lock is always achieved though and I assumed
> > the timeout values were too short for my card. As I don't watch live TV
> > I didn't give it much thought.
> Your timeout values may indeed be too short. At one time, it defaulted to
> seconds, if I remember correctly, which is just too short for a diseqc
> and CAM. This default is currently 60 seconds - But is only updated when
> recreating the card from scratch.
> The configuration setting is available in mythtv-setup, under capture
> cards /
> Card / (signal + channel timeout).
I don't think that's the issue here. I've set the timeout to 8 seconds.
Everything tunes, the picture is shown and then after eight seconds has
expired I get the dialog appearing. (Apart from which it used to work fine
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