[mythtv] Ticket #11520: Active EIT scanning will stop working if program not found in PAT
lists at tfisher.ca
Wed Aug 21 15:32:49 UTC 2013
On 2013-08-21 11:20 AM, John P Poet wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 8:39 PM, Terry Fisher <lists at tfisher.ca
> <mailto:lists at tfisher.ca>> wrote:
> On 2013-08-20 6:50 PM, John P Poet wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Torbjörn Jansson
>> <torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
>> <mailto:torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se>> wrote:
>> > Being in the US, I use schedulesdirect, so I don't have any
>> > with EIT. That being said, I have setup a box with a
>> > and EIT enabled. Any tips on what I could possibly do to
>> reproduce the
>> > problem?
>> > John
>> In my case when i have tested eit, sometimes eit collection
>> is never started
>> (you need to wait a minimum of 5-10 minutes or so until it
>> starts) and
>> sometimes it starts right away.
>> I have a backend log with -v eit saved from my dev box with
>> this error if
>> that helps.
>> The log is pretty clean from other stuff since it is a dev box.
>> I haven't restarted the backend yet so it still is stuck
>> since a day or two
>> But I guess you also need to reproduce it to see where the
>> problem is.
>> Perhaps I can connect gdb to the running instance and make
>> some backtraces?
>> Note that I have a few minor additions in the eit fixup on my
>> dev box since
>> I was working on a new guide fixup.
>> But don't think those should be the cause of this problem.
>> If I understand the problem correctly -- that if tuning fails, it
>> never tries to do an EIT scan again -- then the attached patch
>> should fix the problem. If anyone is able to test this patch and
>> report success, I will try and get it into 0.27.
> As expected, I was able to trigger the bug by disconnecting the
> antenna from the ATSC card until the EITScanner switched to a new
> channel. This causes the ActiveScanning to stop at which point I
> reconnected the antenna. The Active EIT scanner isn't started
> again unless a recording occurs on that card (or Live TV is
> selected for that channel).
> I then applied the patch, and again disconnected the antenna until
> active scanning was disabled. I then reconnected the antenna and
> after a few minutes, Active EIT scanning started again, so the
> patch fixes the problem I'm seeing.
> Thank you for testing this. Is there a ticket for this problem? If
> not, can you create one ( http://code.mythtv.org/trac/newticket ). I
> will get this fix committed sometime today.
I believe it is the same problem described in ticket # 11520, at least
that's why I didn't create a new ticket. If you don't think its the
same, I'll create a new ticket for this.
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