[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r7209 by danielk

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 15:58:08 UTC 2005

On 9/9/05, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-09-08 at 23:07 -0600, John P Poet wrote:
> > On 9/8/05, John P Poet <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If I tell the scan to just scan "atsc channel 26" over and over and
> > over, it will eventually get a lock and add the information for KOB to
> > the database.
> The threshold for a DVB lock is not under MythTV's control, it is set
> in the driver. My guess is that this is set a little too high.
> > Running the azap program, I have seen it get a lock right away, and I
> > have seen it take up to 10 seconds.
> Do you know if they look for the FE_LOCK to be set, or do they just wait
> for data?
> > What "timeout" parameters should I play with to try and get it to
> > record something on that channel?
> Nothing in MythTV will fix this, unless you use the V4L pcHDTV
> drivers and set the threshold low. However you might want to
> look at the driver perhaps the FE_LOCK threshold can be set in
> the driver.
> I'll look at the driver eventually, but the XvMC skipping problem
> is the most serious problem in my realm of expertise right now.
> -- Daniel

Thanks Daniel.

I recently updated from 2.6.12 to 2.6.13.  I wonder if changes where
made to the DVB driver which are contributing to my problems.  I will
try going back and see what happens.


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