[mythtv-users] I can not change channel!!

gkanis at cems.umn.edu gkanis at cems.umn.edu
Tue Feb 24 10:13:12 EST 2004

> Since the problem happens with Tvtime as well as Myth, it probably is not a
> problem with Myth. That doesn't mean you can't get help here. It does mean
> that you'll need to tell us about the non-Myth pieces of your setup ...
> like what vidcap card you, how the system is *supposed* to change channels
> (the tuner on the vidcap card or a connection to an digital-cable or
> satellite box; if the second, via LIRC or serial cable?), whether it used
> to work right, what you changed right around the time it stopped working
> ... you get the idea.
> Assuming you have a vidcap card that works with xawtv ... does it change
> channels properly? Or can you change the channel from the command line
> using  v4lctl (or a command-line app such as vcr)?

I just send an emial where I answer a few of your questions. I have no idea 
what vidcap is. The only thing I know is that I run tvTime and I chose the 
option to scan for channels, but I did not see any difference.

Could it be xmltv (Version 0.5.28) BTW, I am using Gentoo!!


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