[mythtv-users] femon only works with mythbackend stopped?

Tom Dexter digitalaudiorock at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 16:31:06 UTC 2007


I'm running Gentoo with media-tv/linuxtv-dvb-apps-1.1.1.20070114,
media-tv/mythtv-0.20.2_p14324 and kernel 2.6.22-gentoo-r9.  I have
three HD-5500 cards used only for ATSC OTA broadcasts.

Everything I keep reading indicates that I should be able to monitor
signal strength with femon while the backend is running, which would
be awesome...I've been looking for a way to do that.  However it only
works with the backend stopped.  If I try to use it while the backend
is running the only output I get is:

opening frontend failed: No such file or directory

...on all three of my adapters, even though the device files are there.

Is this supposed to work?  If so, any ideas why it wouldn't?  Thanks.

Tom


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list