[mythtv] EIT broken in SVN ?

Johan johan.vanderkolk at dommel.be
Mon Feb 25 21:07:49 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 23:37 +0400, Dave wrote:
> Daniel said:
>  >
>  > You have it backward:
>  >  active scanning happens when the tuner is not recording
>  >  passive scanning happens when the tuner is recording
>  >
>  > The breakage of passive scanning is a known bug that Stuart A is
>  > looking at; this is the one you tested with epgsnoop. Active scanning
>  > is working for everyone else, so if that is broken for you then there
>  > is either a configuration error on your part or an unknown bug which
>  > needs to be fixed.
> Thanks for the clarification. Seems to be counter intuitive since one 
> would expect when the tuner is not recording it is 'passive'. Oh well.
> Anyhow, then it surely appears to be a bug since it is not working for 
> me when the tuner is idle or not. I posted the '-v eit' when the tuner 
> is off (backend is idle) and no EPG is collected, however running 
> epgsnoop at the same time *does* collect data. This also is the same 
> behavior when the tuner is on - i.e. no EPG data collected, no o/p from 
> the backend either. Seems like the thread is not running properly to do 
> the EPG gathering.
> D

had the same problem, but found that I had EIT scan switched off in the
video source setup :)


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