[mythtv-users] PCHDTV-3000 2.0 settings

Xiaotian Sun sun.xiaotian at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 06:35:49 UTC 2005

> Well, I did this, and no change: I'm still screwed. Unless I can get
> someone who knows a lot more about the internals of the code to get
> interested in this, or unless I get the few days of free time it would
> take for me to do it myself, I think I will just have to move on to more
> productive (on my system) projects. Maybe I will try again with a real
> 2.6.12 kernel, or after FC4 comes out, or if there is a new release of
> MythTV. But for now, it's the same stone wall over and over and over:
> 2005-06-06 17:07:28.867 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> 2005-06-06 17:07:28.885 Error: Desired subchannel not specified in
> freqid "3", Using 1.
> 2005-06-06 17:07:28.971 HD5 Error: could not obtain sync
> I guess I'll close by trying to learn just a little bit more: what is a
> "subchannel" and how would I specify one? What exactly does "could not
> obtain sync" mean and what does this mean is wrong? I don't think my
> random trying of different things is really going to help; I have to
> find out what these error messages actually mean or I'm just going to
> keep frustrating myself. Google searches and list archive searches
> didn't turn anything up.
> --Greg

I guess you need to tell us more about your setup: what's your source
signal, OTA or cable?  did you do a channel scan?  what's the result
of the channel scan? etc.


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