[mythtv] Unwanted EIT data

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Thu Jul 13 08:14:09 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 10:26:17PM -0500, Bill Cizek wrote:
> I'm working with SVN 10480 and I'm getting EIT updates which seemingly 
> shouldn't be happening.
> I have EIT disabled for my Video Sources ("Perform EIT Scan" unchecked 
> in mythtv-setup) and for each of my Channels ("Use on air guide" unchecked).
> I get the following messages in the backend server log:
> 2006-07-12 12:33:51.105 TVRec(2): EIT scanning disabled for all sources 
> on this card.
> 2006-07-12 12:34:17.371 TVRec(1): EIT scanning disabled for all sources 
> on this card.

This is good. Means the Active EIT scanner isn't doing anything.

> No EIT scanning happens. Yet, when a recording starts, the channel which 
> is being recorded receives and processes EIT updates:
> 2006-07-12 15:00:08.632 EITHelper: Added 1 events -- complete(0) 
> incomplete(6) unmatched(6)

This is not what should be happening. Seems like the passive
eit scanner is being used unconditionally

Can you open a ticket in trac and assign it to me?


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