[mythtv] still unreliable channel tuning with DVB-T after live TV changes

Tino Keitel tino.keitel at gmx.de
Sun Dec 4 14:16:08 UTC 2005

On Sat, Dec 03, 2005 at 11:55:41 +0100, Tino Keitel wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I tried a new SVN version (8088) and hoped that all the live TV changes
> would improve the unreliable channel tuning I was fighting with before.
> However, it doesn't.
> The symtoms are the following: sometimes when tuning to a channel, the
> frontend gives output like this:


> 2005-12-03 11:40:57.832 AFD: Opened codec 0x8a3f010, id(MPEG2VIDEO) type(Video)
> 2005-12-03 11:40:58.014 AFD: Initializing video at 768x576 pixels.
> 2005-12-03 11:40:58.534 Prebuffer wait timed out 10 times.
> 2005-12-03 11:40:59.456 Prebuffer wait timed out 10 times.
> 2005-12-03 11:41:00.381 Prebuffer wait timed out 10 times.
> ...
> It will hang now, pressing escape doesn't work. I have to restart the
> frontend. After this, tuning to the same channel ususally works.
> This occures with several channels on different transports at a random
> pattern. Recordings doesn't seem to be affected, only live TV, at least
> I can not remeber of any recent failed recordings.

It would already be happy if someone could tell me if this is a known
problem, or suggest some things I could try to solve this, or suggest
some things to debug it. Having unreliable live TV is really annoying.


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