[mythtv-users] PVR-250 + pcHDTV, myth 0.16,
initial setup problem bttv called with NTSC videomode
ddl5 at danlan.com
Mon Nov 1 19:58:43 UTC 2004
glen martin <glenm at locutory.org> wrote:
|On Sun, 2004-10-31 at 19:15, Dan Lanciani wrote:
|> -The backend is failing to select the default ATSC channel. Perhaps this
|> is jut a configuration issue?
|> -If you try to "watch TV" while the backend is not set to a valid channel
|> there is some sort of "tuner error."
|> -If you get the above tuner error the frontend hangs so you can't switch to
|> a valid channel.
|> I'm actually more worried about the second two issues than the first. Fixing
|> the ATSC channel selection problem will mask the other problems until you
|> happen to try to start watching TV (or maybe making a recording?) when the
|> default station happens to be off the air. I don't think that the backend
|> should demand access to a valid station either at startup or when you attempt
|> to watch TV: there is always the chance that whatever station was previously
|> selected will now be off the air. Obviously the frontend should not hang in
|> any case. :)
|I agree with the priority, but I think all three are bugs.
|In particular, 2&3 will happen not only if a station
|goes off the air, but also if you use an antenna
|rotator to pick up different stations. I have 4 directions
Sure, I didn't mean to imply they weren't all bugs. :) However, I don't
think there should be any requirement for a working channel at startup. If
that were changed then there would be no need to set a default channel that
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