Opened 14 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

#546 closed defect (invalid)

MythTV loses "starting channel"

Reported by: ian@… Owned by: Isaac Richards
Priority: major Milestone: 0.19
Component: mythtv Version: 0.18.1
Severity: high Keywords:
Cc: Ticket locked: no

Description

I'm still having small difficulties setting up my MythTV box. Sometimes the right set of modules for the DVB card don't load. When this happens, the MythTV backend obviously can't connect to the DVB frontend device. It also appears to clear the "starting channel" setting for that input. After a reboot to fix the module loading problem, MythTV now refuses to show live tv because of the blank starting channel. It shows a black screen for a period and then returns to the menu with no explaination.

An example from the backend log:

2005-10-30 21:09:42.827 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
2005-10-30 21:09:42.843 DVB#0 DVB SI Table Parser Started
2005-10-30 21:09:42.857 DVB#0 Using DVB card 0, with frontend DViCO FusionHDTV DVB-T Plus.
2005-10-30 21:09:42.860 DVB#0 ERROR - Unable to find channel in database.
2005-10-30 21:09:42.861 DVB#0 ERROR - Failed to get channel options for channel .
2005-10-30 21:09:42.861 DVB#0 Recorder: Card opened successfully (using TS mode).
2005-10-30 21:09:42.862 DVB#0 ERROR - No PIDS set, please correct your channel setup.
2005-10-30 21:09:43.862 DVB#0 WARNING - No data from card in 1 second.
2005-10-30 21:09:44.863 DVB#0 WARNING - No data from card in 1 second.
2005-10-30 21:09:45.864 DVB#0 WARNING - No data from card in 1 second.
2005-10-30 21:09:46.865 DVB#0 WARNING - No data from card in 1 second.

To fix this I need to get into mythtv-setup and set it to a valid channel, then restart the MythTV backend.

It would be better if the starting channel wasn't cleared, and/or a random channel was chosen if it is empty.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by danielk

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

This and many DTV problems are already fixed in SVN head.

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