[mythtv-users] no channel lock

Rudy Zijlstra mythtv at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Sat Nov 3 22:32:27 UTC 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.
> Regards,
> Marcel

in the channel table the freqid = 0, as its the mplexid that is 
important for DVB. In the dtv_multiplex table you will find the 
frequency of the TS (Transport Stream).


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