[mythtv-users] myth problems with external tuner
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Feb 12 15:39:57 UTC 2007
On 02/12/2007 10:22 AM, Michael Thome wrote:
> I've got all the elements for connecting to an external tuner (cable
> box) set up and working properly. *outside* of mythtv, the channel
> changer is working, ivtv drivers (for my pvr-150) works fine both with
> internal tuner and cable box via composite-in. The problem is that I
> cannot seem to get mythtv to actually switch to card-1,composite under
> any conditions.
> mythweb and the frontend's schedule see the extra channels (fully
> populated with schedules), mythweb's channel editor shows the third
> lineup with the premium channels. I see no errors in any of the log
> files, but the frontend will not let me switch to it using "C", and
> scheduled recordings of any of those channels fail. It doesn't appear
> that the channel changing script is ever run, either. Switching to one
> of the cable-box only channels during live tv watching leaves me
> watching the pvr150's tuner input, tuned to the last channel - it seems
> to know enough to switch to the right card (and device = /dev/video0),
> but then bails out switching to composite 1 and changing the channel -
> does myth somehow not support this sort of use?!?
> Any suggestions for how to proceed would be most welcome!
> A = pvr-150 tuner w/analog lineup #1
> B = pvr-150 composite 1 w/digital cable lineup #2
> C = hd5500 dvb w/ dtv lineup #3
> A and C works, B is unselectable
Make sure your channel change script works and returns a 0 exit status.
If you're "testing" before you write the channel change script, set the
script to "/bin/true" (no quotes).
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