[mythtv-users] Watch TV gives "An Error Occured while...." AirStar HD5000AV PCI DVB card.

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 02:33:06 UTC 2007

On 01/02/07, Larry Jones <larry at foxgulch.com> wrote:
> I've been struggling with my FC6 based MythTV installation again!   From
> the MythFrontEnd Menu,  I select Watch TV.  I see the program guide info
> at the bottom of the screen along with lock info which appears normal.
> The screen fades to black and I get an error message which says "Error
> was Encountered while Displaying Video"
> Mythfrontend output is  shown below.   The file mentioned near the
> invalid file error (fd -1) ('/video/1231_20070201120856.mpg'.)  doesn't
> exist.  The /video directory has rwx permissions all across.   When the
> error occurs,  the mythbackend kicks out thousand lines  like
> "2007-02-01 12:08:59.408 DVBRec(0) Warning: Recording will not commence
> until a PMT is set."  I looked up PMT and found that the Program Map
> Table is associated with the mpeg stream.  That makes sense since my
> Air2pc card has a hardware encoder chip in it.

If you haven't searched the Gossamer archive yet, keep your eye on the
following current thread as it seems somewhat similar:


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