[mythtv-users] Scheduled Recordings not changing channel

Mike Poublon michael.poublon at hope.edu
Sat Dec 3 19:02:58 EST 2005

I went back and took a look at my settings, which are set correctly (I 

I've got a capture card listed (video0: Video for Linux)
I've got a video source listed (comcast) with channel and program 
information loaded in the database
On the input connections screen the Television input is set to Comcast

here is what the mythbacked spit out during a recent test record

2005-12-03 18:56:02.469 Started recording "12 (TBS)" on channel: 1012 on 
cardid: 1, sourceid 1
2005-12-03 18:56:02.498 Channel(/dev/video0)::TuneToFrequence(): Error 
-1 while setting frequency (v2): Invalid argument
2005-12-03 18:56:02.720 Changing from None to RecordingOnly
strange error flushing buffer ...
2005-12-03 18:57:00.005 Finished recording 12 (TBS) on channel: 1012
2005-12-03 18:57:00.041 Changing from RecordingOnly to None

Thanks again for your help on this

Michael T. Dean wrote:

> On 12/03/05 14:17, Mike Poublon wrote:
>> I've scheduled a few recordings using both mythweb and mythfrontend 
>> and the channel is not being changed before starting the recording. 
>> Channel changing with live tv works fine. I'm using a Winfast 2000 XP 
>> (not the greatest I know, but it works). Has anyone seen this before. 
>> Thanks for any help you guys can give
> Set up your inputs in mythtv-setup.  
> http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-9.html
> Mike
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