[mythtv-users] uc:Time restricted broadcast DVB problem E.g abc1 This mail is un classified

Christopher McEwan christopher.mcewan at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 12:27:50 UTC 2004


Hi, 

Yes it is a pain when that happens, as far as I am aware, a lot of
work is being done to fix these problems and bring in a lot of new DVB
features.

The problem is not restricted to the Nova-T. 


PS. The developers are doing a brilliant job.. kudos to them !





On Mon, 8 Nov 2004 12:18:44 -0000, Barker Thomas <tbarker at qinetiq.com> wrote:
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> Hi, I'll start with my setup just so you know what hardware im running: 
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> EPIA M10000 using the unichrome cvs and cvs DRM, also using about  a month
> old cvs mythtv 
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> Single Nova-t DVB 
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> 120 gig hdd 
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> The Problem: 
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> Certain channels such as abc1 only broadcast during a certain time period
> (e.g 15:00 - 20:00), if mythtv tunes my dvb card to this channel while it is
> not broadcasting, the std tells me it will give up retrying in so many
> seconds, then it holds on that channel until I press esc. If I go back to
> watch live tv it tries to tune into this channel again, ie infinite loop.
> And I get stuck. 
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> Yes I could write a work around, E.g cron SQL job to enable and disable the
> channel at certain times. But this seems ridiculous to me. 
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> My first question, does anyone else have this problem? If so what do they do
> about it? 
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> My response if no one has a suitable suggestion: its time I got involved! 
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> Is the problem with the DVB nova-t driver? Do other DVB cards do this? 
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> Is the problem with mythtv just not acting correctly? 
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> Any idea where the problem is and ill get my coding hat out! 
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> Many thanx 
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> Tom 
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Regards,


~CM


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