[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r7128 by danielk
tom at compton.nu
Thu Aug 25 12:00:59 UTC 2005
In message <yekoe7m1c67.fsf at dellow.uk.cyberscience.com>
Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> That is effectively what Myth 0.18 does and I can assure you that it
> sometimes fails on my system because the lock that is reported is for
> the old multiplex as the card hasn't started retuning yet.
> This is because there is now a kernel thread that does the tuning and
> all the FE_SET_FRONTEND does is tell that thread to start tuning but
> it sometimes takes a short while for the background thread to actually
> start the tune and in that interval FE_READ_STATUS will still be
> reporting a lock on the old channel.
It looks like this is fixed in 2.6.13 actually - the frontend now
blocks FE_READ_STATUS from reaching the card driver if a retune has
is pending and just returns zero.
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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