[mythtv-users] fails to record first program on each channel

Alex Butcher mythlist at assursys.co.uk
Sat Oct 8 16:04:43 UTC 2011


On Fri, 7 Oct 2011, Matt Harrison wrote:

> My mythbuntu box has always been slightly unreliable. It needs to be
> halted to reset the tuners every now and then, maybe 2% of my recordings
> failed.
>
> Recently I believe there was some sort of change with the broadcast here
> in my part of the UK, I had to retune my mothers TV and several channels
> on mine.
>
> Since then the vast majority of programs fail to record. It has just
> tried to record 4 programs on 3 channels, all failed except the second
> one of two on the same channel. I'm seeing this behaviour constantly now.

You may well need to set some of the multiplex parameters to the correct
values manually, rather than leaving them at defaults of 'a' or 'auto'

See threads
<http://readlist.com/lists/mythtv.org/mythtv-users/37/185795.html> and
<http://www.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2011-July/317588.html> for
some pointers.

HTH,
Alex


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