[mythtv-users] Can't play live TV from Motorola box, 0 size file.
kane.tse at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 18:56:01 UTC 2008
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Hesty P <hestyp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I just decided to try out myth tv on my Fedora 9 and running into
> weird issue. Here's my setup:
> - Fedora 9 with all the updates.
> - Mythtv (0.21.7) installed from livna.
> - Using firewire to connect to Motorola DCT-6412.
> - Checked firewire connection using test-mpeg2, everything is fine here.
> - Got mythtvsetup and a trial account at schedules direct.
> - Mythfilldatabase runs fine, channel infos are all there.
> - If I try to watch live tv, I can see the channel info on the screen.
> I can switch channel.
> But there is no video at all.
> After a few seconds, mythtv will report "Error was encountered while
> viewing video".
> I checked the directory where video is supposed to be, there are
> several files with size 0.
> Mythtv log says something like
> Invalid file (fd -1) when opening
> Any idea what I did wrong?
Is it possible that your cable provider has set the copy-protect flag
for that specific channel? (Look for discussions on the 5C flag)
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