AW: [mythtv] [Experimental PATCH] BIG DVB PATCH V2.0 Released

Taylor Jacob rtjacob at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 14 22:48:01 UTC 2004


> Just started a test run with the new patch version:
>  * Startup Runs into a timeout waiting for a non - existing CAM Module -
> while my Hauppauge Nexus-s supports CAMs, I don't have any installed (yet).
> If possible, it would be nice to only wait for CAM initialisation if such a
> module actually exists.

Jesper? Care to fix this?

> 2004-11-14 22:10:54.050 DVB#0 Using DVB card 0, with frontend ST STV0299
> DVB-S.
> 2004-11-14 22:10:54.618 DVB#0 CA: Initializing CI handler
> 2004-11-14 22:10:54.618 DVB#0 CA: Waiting for CAM...
> 2004-11-14 22:11:05.016 DVB#0 ERROR - CA: Timeout while waiting for CAM

> 2004-11-14 22:21:06.768 DVB#0 ERROR - Failed to open section filter (pid 319)
>           (24) Too many open files

Working on this already.. This will vanish when I get the scan class cleaned
up..


> Channel Scan did finish, but the list of discovered channels is not complete;
> 304 channels were discovered while dvbscan lists 516. Some of the FTA
> channels I actually use are missing.

Are there missing radio channels?  Are you missing channels that only broadcast
during certain times?  If its the later the scan class fix will get this for
you most likely..


> * mythbackend can't seem to find the startup channel;
>
> 2004-11-14 22:57:16.891 DVB#0 ERROR - Unable to find channel in database.
> 2004-11-14 22:57:16.891 DVB#0 ERROR - Failed to get channel options for
> channel 1140.
>
> Both channel 1140 and the cooresponding dvb_transport are in the database.

The channel number is actually 12020 not 1140.. chanid is what the database uses
to index the channel and channum is what the user sees..

> mysql> select * from channel where chanid=1140;
>
+--------+---------+--------+----------+----------+------+------+----------+--------------+---------+-------------+----------+------------+--------+-------+----------+----------+---------+---------------+---------+-----------+
> | chanid | channum | freqid | sourceid | callsign | name | icon | finetune |
> videofilters | xmltvid | recpriority | contrast | brightness | colour | hue
> | tvformat | commfree | visible | outputfilters | dvb_tid | serviceid |
>
+--------+---------+--------+----------+----------+------+------+----------+--------------+---------+-------------+----------+------------+--------+-------+----------+----------+---------+---------------+---------+-----------+
> |   1140 | 12020   | NULL   |        1 | RTL2     | RTL2 | none |     NULL |
>             | 1.12020 |           0 |    32768 |      32768 |  32768 | 32768
> | Default  |        0 |       1 |               |      20 |     12020 |
>
+--------+---------+--------+----------+----------+------+------+----------+--------------+---------+-------------+----------+------------+--------+-------+----------+----------+---------+---------------+---------+-----------+
>
> mysql> select * from dvb_transport where dvb_transport.dvb_tid =20;
>
+---------+----------+-------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+------------+------+----------+------------+-----------+--------------+-------------------+----------------+---------+---------------+-----------+--------------+------------+----------------+-----------------+
> | dvb_tid | sourceid | transportid | networkid | frequency | inversion |
> symbolrate | fec  | polarity | modulation | bandwidth | lp_code_rate |
> transmission_mode | guard_interval | visible | constellation | hierarchy |
> hp_code_rate | sistandard | serviceversion | updatetimestamp |
>
+---------+----------+-------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+------------+------+----------+------------+-----------+--------------+-------------------+----------------+---------+---------------+-----------+--------------+------------+----------------+-----------------+
> |      20 |        1 |        1089 |         1 |  12187500 | a         |
> 27500000 | 3/4  | h        | qpsk       | a         | auto         | a
>          | auto           |       0 | auto          | a         | auto
>  | dvb        |           NULL |  20041114221110 |
>
+---------+----------+-------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+------------+------+----------+------------+-----------+--------------+-------------------+----------------+---------+---------------+-----------+--------------+------------+----------------+-----------------+
>
> * "watch tv" on mythfrontend aborts because it can't get data fromthe backend
> - must be same error as above.

Yep..

> So for now I've got to revert the patch as I can't make dvb reception work at
> all after using it.

Try fixing the chanid issue and try agian..



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