[mythtv] DVB Off air channels.(7104)

John Pullan john.pullan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 21:25:30 UTC 2005

On 23/08/05, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-08-22 at 21:17 +0100, John Pullan wrote:
> > DVB off air channels are not working correctly with LiveTV
> >
> > When you tune to an off air channel the check against the PMT kicks
> > in, but it still takes 15 seconds for the for the frontend to notice.
> > It then bails out of LiveTV back to the menu. If you then try and go
> > back in you get the following repeated over :
> As designed.. Actually, the real fix is to enable table monitoring for
> non-ATSC DTV streams, but I've disabled this because turning off
> USE_SIPARSE in the scanner didn't work for you. The scan uses the
> same code so obviously something is wrong with it.

Actually I don't think I conveyed the full horror :)

It doesn't appear to take keyboard input either for 15 seconds. If you
type a different channel number you don't get any feedback, it then
times out and changes channels, assuming you've entered a valid

I'm not saying it's any worse than before, it's just not what I was
expecting. It's quite easy to end up with a hosed setup.


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