[mythtv-users] canceled recording (Recorder Failed) mystery
kiksadiweb at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 20:29:03 UTC 2010
That's right. I'll have time this weekend to do some more troubleshooting.
Thanks again for your help. I'll let you know what I see.
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 4:13 PM, David Gesswein <djg at pdp8online.com> wrote:
> > Thanks again. I will report back this weekend on any results should I
> > to do this. An interesting thing is happening since I wiped the
> > cards and schedule source two nights ago. When reconfiguring this time I
> > tried the external channel change command:
> > /usr/local/bin/directv.pl
> > on its own, with no parameters. I haven't had a failed recording since
> > then.
> The difference is setup_channel sends the sequence box on, channel
> change, OSD off, then verifies channel changed and retries if not correct.
> Without it all it does is send the channel change command. Since it doesn't
> check the channel you can't get this error:
> Excessive channel change retries, commanded 206 got 13
> Instead you may get a recording of the wrong station. It would be good if
> you have the time to track down why the setup_channel doesn't work.
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