[mythtv-users] Live TV channel lock issue
peloy at chapus.net
Sat Jul 4 22:18:35 UTC 2009
On Sat, Jul 04, 2009 at 12:18:57PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 07/04/2009 12:17 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > On 07/04/2009 10:39 AM, Phill Edwards wrote:
> >> When I'm watching Live TV many (not all) of my Australian DVB-T
> >> channels fail to get a channel lock.("You should have gotten a channel
> >> lock by now"). The odd thing is that the channels play fine if I watch
> >> them in xine and they also seem to record fine (based on a test I just
> >> did). Any idea why I might be getting this problem in Live TV?
> > There's a setting in mythtv-setup:
> > Use quick tuning
> > - Never
> > - Live TV only
> > - Always
> > If enabled MythTV will tune using only the MPEG program number. The
> > program numbers change more often than DVB or ATSC tuning parameters, so
> > this is slightly less reliable. This will also inhibit EIT gathering
> > during Live TV and recording.
> > Do you have it set to Live TV only? If so, change it to Never.
> Ooops... Meant to also mention:
> Tuning Timeout (msec)
> Maximum time MythTV waits for a channel lock when scanning for channels.
> Or, for issuing a warning in LiveTV mode.
> which may need increasing.
I haven't played with this parameter. Will take a look at it although
the image shows up in perfect quality and then a few seconds later I get
the "You should have gotten a channel lock by now" message (my guess is
that these few seconds are this timeout you mention.)
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