[mythtv-users] MythTV 0.20.2: frontend can't lock DVB-S - strange behaviour!
a-j at a-j.ru
Fri Nov 23 19:09:36 UTC 2007
I have Fedora Core 6 and MythTV 0.20.2 set up since quite a few
months. I'm watching DVB-S using TT S-1401 card and it was working
just great when I had only one antenna.
Now I decided to try with another satellite. Therefore I bought a
new antenna and a DiSEqc. Everything was connected and HW set up
went fine. I first tried with Kaffeine, and it worked great for
both satellites - I could watch any channel, DiSEqc switching also
But I seem to have a mysterious problem with my MythTV. At first I
went to mythtvsetup, reconfigured my DVB-S card to have a "Switch"
with 2 inputs. Then I configured my Video Sources so that each input
gets it's own source. Then I went to Channel Search and made a
search on all transpoders on the second input. Strangely, it found
some channels from the first input and some other channels from the
second. So the output was 'mixed'...
Ok, no problem with me. I decided to see what I got. I started
mythfrontend and tried to watch LiveTV. All the old channels worked
just fine. But the new ones got 'No Lock'.
I removed DiSEqc, connected the new antenna directly to the DVB-S
card and repeated the Channel Search. This time it found lots of
channels (seem to be the right ones). But my frontend still shows
'No Lock' despite all my efforts. OSD shows (L_s) most of the time,
although sometimes it's just (l__).
Strangely, during channel search my mythtvsetup locks to the feeds
and gets channel listing very well. Signal strength shouldn't be an
issue too, since Kaffeine always locks to the new channels just
fine. Signal level/quality is also quite high.
I think I tried almost everything, except dropping the database and
creating it all from the very beginning. I still tend to think
that's the last thing I shoud do...
Does anybody have any ideas what I can do with that?
P.S. My mythbackend.log doesn't say anything about channel lock:
2007-11-23 22:00:01.003 TVRec(6): Enabling Full LiveTV UI.
2007-11-23 22:00:01.004 Preview Error: Previewer file '/video/store/33070_20071123213813.mpg' is not valid.
2007-11-23 22:00:02.148 Finished recording Unknown: channel 33070
2007-11-23 22:00:02.157 Preview Error: Previewer file '/video/store/33070_20071123220000.mpg' is not valid.
2007-11-23 22:00:02.165 TVRec(6): Enabling Full LiveTV UI.
2007-11-23 22:00:03.312 Finished recording Unknown: channel 33070
2007-11-23 22:00:03.327 TVRec(6): Enabling Full LiveTV UI.
2007-11-23 22:00:03.334 Preview Error: Previewer file '/video/store/33070_20071123220002.mpg' is not valid.
2007-11-23 22:00:04.505 Finished recording Unknown: channel 33070
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