[mythtv] EIT broken in SVN ?

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Mon Feb 25 19:30:39 UTC 2008

On Monday 25 February 2008 19:02:43 Dave wrote:
> Daniel said:
>  > Active scanning can not work while you ae watching LiveTV or making a
>  > recording. It is only started after the recorder has been unused for
>  > a while. To test active scanning make sure it is enabled and then let
>  > the backend run unattended for a while with "-v eit" after a few
>  > minutes it should start scanning all your transports. (You can modify
>  > the timeouts for active scanning in mythtv-setup under the General
>  > pane.)
> Unless i'm mistaken you're talking about passive scanning when the tuner
> is not recording (or watching live tv). And i believe EIT updates can
> take place when watching livetv - infact that is how i tested epgsnoop
> whilst *watching* live tv and it gave me EPG data.

No, it's the other way around. Passive scanning occurs when you are watching 
livetv or watching a recording. It's passive since the eit scanner is not 
actively changing transports (or crawling) but is passively listening to the 
current stream.
Stuart Morgan

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