[mythtv-users] no channel lock

Marcel Janssen korgull at home.nl
Sat Nov 3 20:36:04 UTC 2007

On Saturday 03 November 2007, Marcel Janssen wrote:
> On Saturday 03 November 2007, Ralf Kleineisel wrote:
> > Have you tried to search for channels with a different method? When I
> > get my channels via "tuned scan" it seems to insert the cannels fine,
> > but I can't watch them afterwards. During the scan it says "locked" and
> > gets the channel names just fine, but watching or recording gives me the
> > same error like you have. If I use "Channels from listings source" it
> > works.
> Tuned sccan doesn't work for me. When scanning from a source list it works.
> I see all channels but they can not be viewed in liveTV.
> I found that the freqid in my channel tabel is set to NULL. I'm not sure if
> this is a problem though, but I expect some value there. I just don't know
> what mythtv expects there for my dvb-c card.

I cleared all dtv tables and started from scratch. When importing the 
channels.conf file some items where missing. After inputting the correct 
values in the database for inversion, symbolrate etc I finally got some 
channels working in live TV.


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