[mythtv] DBOX2 LiveTV troubles (latest SVN)

John C cold at confusi0n.net
Wed Jan 11 15:10:56 UTC 2006

On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 19:35:00 +0000
John C <cold at confusi0n.net> wrote:

If anyones interested i managed to fix this by changing
cardinput.inputname from MPEG2TS to DBOX2 for cardinputid='1'.

Dont know if this is a bug or anything but no amount of settings
changes in mythtv-setup changed this for me, and i had to do it by hand.

Will post more once i get channel change to cooperate.



> Hi, just wondered if anyone has been having trouble getting LiveTV to
> work with a dbox2 as the source. backend is changing the channels on
> the dbox fine, and recording is also working, but whenever i switch to
> livetv i get the following error:
> 2006-01-10 19:23:27.260 TVRec(1) Error: Channel: '1' was not found in
> the database. Most likely, your DefaultTVChannel setting is wrong.
>                         Could not start livetv.
> This is despite the fact that DefaultTVChannel actually contains the
> value '2'. I've also tried a plethora of other values to no avail. 
> If this is a problem across the board then thats fine; i'll just wait
> until a later svn release. But if its just me, does anybody have any
> idea what might be going wrong? Mythtv grabs the feed fine for
> recording, it just doesn't like livetv. 
> Any input would be greatly appreciated.
> Cheers,
> John
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