[mythtv] DVB-r8369: Can't switch channels occasionally

Adam Egger mythtv2005 at bdam.de
Fri Dec 30 12:53:31 EST 2005


On 12/30/05, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 12:41 +0100, Adam Egger wrote:
> > On 12/23/05, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 16:28 +0100, Adam Egger wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > Sometimes it's impossible to switch channels here when I watch livetv.
> > > > LiveTV stays then on the last used channel forever without sound and
> > > > the backend shows:
> > > > 2005-12-23 16:16:25.209 DVBRec(0): PID 0x137 discontinuity detected
> > > It looks like there is some problem with the stream we are not recovering
> > > from. I'll look at your log...
> >
> > Daniel, do you need any additional logs for the problem with the
> > channels getting stuck? With the latest svn I can't change channels
> > more than two or three times.
>
> Can you create a ticket for this and assign it to me? I just haven't had
> a chance to look at this closely as I've had my hands full working on
> some playback problems.

Ok, I'll open a ticket when I have the logs with the current svn.
Which kind of logs do you need for this? As usual "mythbackend -v
channel,siparser,record" and "mythfrontend -v playback"?

> > I also have always to start LiveTV three or four times initially. It
> > always just leaves LiveTV immediately and the backend shows:
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:43.936 TVRec(1): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:44.399 DVB#0 DVB SI Table Parser Started
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:44.737 Finished recording Wintersport: channel 2
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:45.430 TVRec(1): Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:45.546 Finished recording Wintersport: channel 2
> > mpegts_read_header: read_packet() failed
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:48.275 AFD Error: avformat err(-1) on av_open_input_file call.
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:48.276 Couldn't open decoder for:
> > /big/myth/record/2_20051230123343.mpg
> > 2005-12-30 12:33:48.277 NVP, Error: Could not open file for preview.
> It looks like zero length files are getting created.
> Are you running a recent Linux kernel 2.6.14+ ?
> What hardware is this?

Yes, it's a Linux kernel 2.6.14 running on an AMD64-3000+ with
debian32 sid (DVB-t in Germany). Should I also open a ticket for this
or is it a known issue?

Adam


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