[mythtv] Untunable channels on multirec

Bradley Kite bradley.kite at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 18:14:48 UTC 2007

On 20/09/2007, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 09:26 +0100, Bradley Kite wrote:
> > In trunk, when a channel goes off air the MHEG "this channel is
> > closed" screen correctly appears.
> >
> > In multirec branch it causes LiveTV to exit with "An error occurred
> > while trying to display video". Going back into LiveTV once this
> > occurs, it takes about 10 or 20 seconds before it occurs again (no
> > MHEG screen is displayed). Trying to change channel within this time
> > fails.
> >
> > At first glance it doesnt look like the back-end is actually capturing
> > the MHEG data properly - it immediatley stops recording:
> <snip>
> Hard to tell from those log snippets. That would be one explanation
> but it seems that this should be working so long as you allow MHEG
> stream recording in your recording profile (the default option).
> > I dont mind trying to have a look at this in more detail but am not
> > too sure where to start - with some guidance I'll do some more
> > debugging/testing.
> The first thing to do is get a good log file. Run mythbackend with
> "-v record,channel,siparser" and about 2 minutes before a program
> ends, enter LiveTV. Now wait until the frontend gives you the error
> message and then end the frontend and backend processes. Now attach
> the log from the backend to the #3326 ticket so I can have a look
> at it.
> -- Daniel
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Hi Daniel,

I have attached a back-end log file to the ticket.

Please let me know if there's more you need me to do. Note - the errors also
prevent me from tuning to the channel once it goes offline - previously this
worked fine also.

The errors are at 19:00 this evening.

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