[mythtv-users] Channel does not change

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu May 25 17:44:12 UTC 2006

On 05/25/2006 12:48 PM, Jogchum Reitsma wrote:
> Having just set up a myth-box, conform the manual on mythtv.org.
> With all it's possibilities it look like a fantastic system to me, but I 
> encounter a few problems. First to solve is a problem with changing 
> channels while watching live-tv. When I try to change channel, either by 
> user the cursor keys or by typing in a valid channel number and hitting 
> Enter, the name of the station of that channel is shown on the screen, 
> but the channel remains unchanged. I can however change the channel by 
> using the ptune-ui.pl program from the ivtv set of utilities.
> I use svn-version  0.19.20060522-1
> Tv-card is Hauppauge PVR-150, system dual Opteron 244, 2GB mem, 600 GB 
> disk, Suse 10.0
> Input is analogue cable, PAL, country the Netherlands (Holland)
> In the mailing list I see some references, but it seems to me that those 
> issues are solved in the version I use.
> Have I done something wrong?
> Any advice is welcome!

Your system is configured to use browse mode.  After browsing the 
listings on the OSD to the channel you want to watch, hit the SELECT 
button (Space or Enter or whatever you've set).


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