[mythtv-users] hdpvr channel change issue
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 16:11:53 UTC 2010
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 2:39 AM, Johnny Stenback
<mythtv-users at jstenback.com> wrote:
> On 10/18/2010 05:30 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 8:15 PM, John P Poet<jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 6:03 PM, Steven Adeff<adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>
>>>> I get this in the backend log when myth tries to use the HDPVR,
>>>> 2010-10-18 19:59:39.936 TVRec(5): HW Tuner: 5->5
>>>> 2010-10-18 19:59:40.024 Channel(/dev/video2) Error:
>>>> GetCurrentChannelNum(858): Failed to find Channel
>>>> 2010-10-18 19:59:40.033 Channel(/dev/video2)::TuneTo(858): Error,
>>>> failed to find channel.
>>>> 2010-10-18 19:59:40.041 TVRec(5) Error: Failed to set channel to 858.
>>>> Reverting to kState_None
>>>> I have it set for that tuner to run a script that changes the channel
>>>> on the cablebox, just like my firewire tuners.
>>>> I don't get why I'm getting this error with the HDPVR tuner?
>>> I had something similar happen when my DB got slightly corrupt. In my
>>> case, the "channel" table had lost the data out of the freqid column.
>>> For the HD-PVR, the data in that column should be the same as the data
>>> in the channum column.
>> Thanks for the reply, but my channum and freqid fields match, and the
>> chanid is that number with the source # in front of it, so that looks
>> like it's not the issue.
>> what seems to be happening is that myth doesn't even try to run the
>> channel change script, it's like it's trying to tune /dev/video2
>> directly, even though I give it a script command to run.
> IIRC I saw something like this a long time ago when I had accidentally
> entered a channel in the "Preset tuner to channel" setting for the input
> connection in question. HD-PVR's can't be tuned, so that setting needs to
> remain empty.
Ah! That could very well be it. It was filled in when I created the
device in mythtv-setup, but I will remove the value and see what
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