[mythtv-users] HD Homerun Tuning Problems
t004 at kbocek.com
Mon Jun 11 03:58:51 UTC 2007
Thanks for the reply, Bill.
William Munson wrote:
> You need to enable "quick tune" in mythtv-setup for your hdhr devices.
> If that does not do it, then try the next higher or lower transport
> number. Also make sure your transport frequencies in the dtv_multiplex
> table match the frequencies listed in the hdhr tool. I sure hope that
> this gets fixed soon. Its a royal pain.
I've been all through mythtv-setup and I don't see any 'quick tune' check box.
Again, I'm using Axel's ATRPMS main packages -- mythtv-0.20.1-157.
I see his mythtv-trunk tree, which seems to be 0.21-159. Do I need this? If
so, does anyone know of any issues upgrading between the two?
> I have not seen the duplicate entries, in fact I think this will break
> things. Just make sure that every hdhr channel in the channels table is
> set to ATSC and that you have quick tune enabled. To be sure that your
> dtv_multiplex table has all the needed transports, do a channel scan
> using qam256 and the existing channel mode set to delete. Follow this up
> with a qam64 scan with the mode set to minimal updates. This should
> populate your dtv_multiplex table with all the available transports.
> Then you can edit your channels to match the results returned by the
> hdhr tool.
Other than the missing channels, the scanning tool seems to do a pretty good
job. I just wish Astound Cable would put some identifying info with the
channels. I've got some perl scripts which cross-index the frequency and
service ID and insert the channel number, name, call sign and XMLTVID.
> Please be aware that myth will not tune the music only channels. I think
> it barfs due to the low video frame rate of 1 frame every minute.
Bummer. I thought that would be nice to have. No matter. We mostly listen to
our MP3s through MythMusic anyway.
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