[mythtv-users] Schedules Direct / 2.20.2 upgrade failed/stuck

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Aug 27 16:52:53 UTC 2007

On 08/27/2007 12:45 PM, Ken Bass wrote:
> I upgraded from 2.20 to 2.20.2. However, I'm stuck. I went into 
> mythtv-setup and changed from TMS to SchedulesDirect okay. However, the 
> backend reports:
> 2007-08-27 12:41:22.208 TVRec(3) Error: Problem finding starting 
> channel, setting to default of '3'.
> 2007-08-27 12:41:22.209 ChannelBase(3) Error: InitializeInputs():
>                          Could not get inputs for the capturecard.
>                          Perhaps you have forgotten to bind video
>                          sources to your card's inputs?
> I've got 2 PVR 250's.
> It seems the upgrade messed up my card settings.

That's very unlikely unless you've an error in your logs that says that
a DB upgrade failed.

>  When I ran the 
> mythtv-setup the first time, under Capture Cards, I had MPEG: 
> /dev/video0 and MPEG /dev/video1
> Now, everytime I enter the mythtv-setup Capture Cards screen, the 
> software is adding 4 or 5 move V4L: /dev/video0 entris. I've got a 20-30 
> now from each time I've visited this screen.


> I'm stuck.
> I'm not sure I want to delete them because wont I lose my 
> recording/schedules?

You won't lose recordings or schedules.  You will, however, lose your
video sources (so you'll have to set them up from scratch).  Doing so is
easy, but may take a bit of time to figure out (since you probably last
did it a /long/ time ago).

>  I'm thinking of restoring my database from my SQL 
> backup and trying again.

That would work, too.


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