[mythtv-users] Recordings OK but Unable to Watch Live TV

Larry larry at foxgulch.com
Fri Dec 29 12:48:47 UTC 2006

Recordings can be scheduled and played back but for some reason I can't 
"Watch Live TV"  This is returned from "mythfrontend":

Is anyone familiar with the meaning of these error messages?  I'm 
especially puzzled by  (fd -1)


2006-12-29 05:29:46.477 TV: Attempting to change from None to WatchingLiveTV
2006-12-29 05:29:46.478 Using protocol version 31
2006-12-29 05:29:46.553 NVP: Disabling Audio, params(-1,2,44100)
2006-12-29 05:29:46.569 VideoOutputXv: XvMCTex: Init failed
2006-12-29 05:29:46.569 VideoOutputXv: XVideo Adaptor Name: 'NV17 Video 
X Error: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) 8
  Major opcode:  142
  Minor opcode:  14
  Resource id:  0x1df
2006-12-29 05:29:47.572 TV: Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
2006-12-29 05:29:47.582 Using realtime priority.
2006-12-29 05:29:47.683 Video timing method: RTC
2006-12-29 05:29:54.292 RingBuf(/video/1231_20061229052947.mpg): Invalid 
file (fd -1) when opening '/video/1231_20061229052947.mpg'.
2006-12-29 05:29:54.292 NVP, Error: JumpToProgram's OpenFile failed.
2006-12-29 05:29:54.292 NVP, Error: Unknown error, exiting decoder
2006-12-29 05:29:54.294 TV: Attempting to change from WatchingLiveTV to None
2006-12-29 05:29:58.975 TV: Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None
Destroying SipFsm object

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