[mythtv-users] Black and White recording, but only on 2 channels
beww at beww.org
Sun Apr 9 18:26:42 UTC 2006
On Apr 9, 2006, at 11:58 AM, Paul Fine wrote:
> First. Thanks for the responses. I had done an list archive search,
> but I did not use the correct keywords so the threads you listed
> did not
> pop for me.
> I played with my mythtv configuration off and on all day yesterday
> and I
> have found several things.
> I went back to my ZapIt account and looked at my choices. I was given
> the choice between Comcast Cable and Comcast Digital Cable. I had
> assumed that since I am not using my Digital Cable box yet, that I
> should choose Comcast Cable. I could not get channels 5 and 6 to work
> no matter which frequency table I selected. I decided to make a new
> profile in ZapIt with Digital Cable as my choice, and this time the
> icons showed up. Hurray! I am not sure why the icons show up now.
> Unfortunately, the frequency table still is wrong. This is what I
> I stopped mythtvbackend, ran mythtvsetup and went to the video sources
> menu, selected my DigCable source and tried the various choices in the
> Channel frequency table.
> 1) us-cable : channel 5 no sound, no color; channel 6, no color,
> static in audio and video
> 2) default : same as us-cable (perhaps I can assume the us-
> cable is
> the default)
> 3) us-cable-hrc : no audio on many (all?) channels
> 4) us-bcast : as you would expect, only got reception on channels
> up to 12 (13?), nothing after that. And channel 5 and 6 had the same
> Each time that I changed the frequency table, I quit mythtvsetup,
> started the mythtvbackend, ran mythfilldatabase and then started the
> frontend and checked to see if the problem went away. Was it
> to run mythfilldatabase each time?
> Is there another frequency table I can try?
If you can find a us-cable-irc you should try that. Wow, I didn't
think anyone was using IRC still, but it would explain your symptoms.
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