[mythtv-users] Hardware and software battles
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jan 20 00:47:10 UTC 2012
<fixed top posting and broken quoting>
On 01/19/2012 02:17 PM, Jeffrey Preston wrote:
> From: Michael T. Dean
>> On 01/18/2012 09:26 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>>> On 1/18/2012 21:18, Jeffrey Preston wrote:
>>>> Problem 3 - I successfully installed version 11.04, and began setting
>>>> up the tuners, and to my surprise, scanning for channels with the
>>>> analog tuners no longer worked. But scanning for digital channels
>>>> worked fine. OK, so I had to set up the analog channels in the
>>>> channel editor manually. PITA, but problem solved.
>>> Analog scanning should work fine, but it's moot since you should never
>>> do it anyway. Pull your channel lineup from your Schedules Direct
>> This has a bit more info:
>> It's in a thread where I was explaining how to fix a broken config, but the
>> steps still apply to a new install--or, I'm assuming in your case, a
>> complete Delete all capture cards after a major (card driver version)
>> upgrade and, it seems, a Delete all video sources--maybe because you have
>> different channels/provider from before? You /did/ restore the old database
>> with your old history, though, right?
> Thanks for the information , but I believe my issue is a bit different.
> LiveTV works until I switch to one of my "other" analog tuners. That is
> when I have problems, and so far as I know, only on LiveTV. I don't know if
> it has anything to do with the open bug tracker (here:
> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/9177) or not. I have tried the delete
> all capture cards many times while troubleshooting this issue, and it never
> changed the behavior on my analog cards. This tends to indicate a chronic
> issue somewhere in the code, rather than a configuration misfire, IMHO.
I wasn't saying that's why your channel changes are broken--was simply
saying that describes how to properly get analog channels into MythTV
using Schedules Direct data, since you shouldn't be scanning analog TV
if you're using a listings provider that provides sufficient information
to create channels.
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