[mythtv-users] channel switching problem
getprashman at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 08:40:52 UTC 2004
Why do I have to use a external script?
You don't have to .. that's another way of doing it.
I set startchan to 1. Is it right?
No. It has to be a valid channel that you've entered in your database.
Launch mythweb->settings->tv channels to see what you've chosen.
Read the manual as well.
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 00:37:33 +0100, Amir Khostevan <amir at amiroo-online.de> wrote:
> It works perfectly with kdetv, so my video should not be slow. In the
> xorg.conf I use the radeon driver for my ati video card. maybe I should find
> some better drivers for the tv tuner, but the bigger problem is the channel
> switching. Why does not MythTv change the channels? Why do I have to use a
> external script? And where Do I get such a script?
> Sorry, I am an absolute rookie on this.
> I think I found the startchan and tunechan part in mythsetup(though it is in
> german for me) what do they stand for? I set startchan to 1. Is it right?
> Am Sonntag 31 Oktober 2004 23:10 schrieb Prash:
> > Have you tried playing TV just using mplayer? It will tell you if your
> > video is slow and you need to try some options.That'll give you an
> > idea.
> > If you're using default vesa driver in /etc/X11/xorg.conf then your
> > graphics will suffer. You need to check your make of graphics card and
> > see if you can find accelerated drivers from the maufacturer or third
> > party.
> > I meant the start channel and tune channel when you run mythtvsetup.
> > On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 19:19:36 +0100, Amir Khostevan <amir at tzi.de> wrote:
> > > Thanx, I enabled Xv. It helped a little.
> > > The performance is still slow.
> > > Still it seems like when I change channels, it DOES change, but on all
> > > channels, there is the same. I configured the channel list. I got 30
> > > german channels, and I gave them all a channel number.
> > > I use the usual v4l driver (if this is what u mean).
> > > and bttv. I use X.org.
> > >
> > > Am Sonntag 31 Oktober 2004 15:44 schrieb Prash:
> > > > Check your startchan and tunechan in mythtvsetup. If you still can't
> > > > chnge channels then specify an external script like ptune.pl -F
> > > > [FrEQ].
> > > >
> > > > Try enabling Xv in tv playback settings. What is your X driver?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 14:55:14 +0100, Amir Khostevan
> > > >
> > > > <amir at amiroo-online.de> wrote:
> > > > > Hi there,
> > > > > I just installed mythtv last wekk on my Gentoo-Linux System.
> > > > > and ALMOST everything works fine. But I can't switch the channels on
> > > > > mythtv and the performance is very low. The picture is much slower
> > > > > than the sound. What did I do wrong? I live in germany, so I used
> > > > > tv_grab_de_tvtoday with xmltv.
> > > > > Using kdetv, tvtime, or xawtv everything is perfect. mythtv just
> > > > > shows the channel previously set with another tv program.
> > > > > Please help. Thanx
> > > > >
> > > > > Amir Khostevan
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