[mythtv-users] can't tune to S-Video on startup with pvr-150 card (SVN - 14932)

Michael Rice mikerice1969 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 07:01:11 UTC 2007

On Nov 22, 2007 8:23 PM, Irumbo Mateene <imateene at hotmail.com> wrote:
> The problem is not the channel change script, it still works ok.    Here is
> what I discovered:  for some reason the channel list is much smaller than it
> should be.  My cable provider has a little over 300 channels.  The internal
> list of channels in mythtv ( \lib\libmythttv\channel.cpp ) for my S Video
> input should have at least 100 channel entries.  I use my S Video input to
> record shows that comcast is encrypting.  The way I set it up is to have
> almost all the channels I receive assigned to this input.
> I have to use the mythfilldatabase --remove-new-channels  method to allow me
> to use 1 single lineup to feed 3 different inputs.  It is possible that
> mythfilldatabase maybe the culprit and is not deleting this properly.
> in this specific case my s-video input has only 82 channels (1-82) ( i
> tweaked the code a bit to see what was happenning .. ) .  The channel I was
> trying to tune to was scifi chan 160,  I tried tuning to chan 57 on cnn, and
> it was picked up as it was within the range of 1-82.
> I will try  tweaking my lineup so it only uses  s-video to see if this
> addresses my problem.  If so then possible I didn't use the mythfilldb
> process properly or it has since broken ...

Well the first thing to try is "Delete ALL capture cards" and "Delete
ALL video sources" and re-add and reconnect inputs.  Make sure you use
"Delete ALL" button instead of Deleting each separately.
Something is mis-configured and the best way to fix that is to start
from scratch.

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