[mythtv-users] LiveTV Fails To Start Because of Recordings? How Do I Resolve?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 08:58:57 UTC 2007

On 26/11/2007, Bruce Perryman <bperryman_us at yahoo.com> wrote:
> My apologies for the lack of information and thank you for responding.
> I'm running a combined backend/frontend mythbuntu installation from packages
> contained within ubuntu 7.10 based on mythtv 0.20.
> It was previously running. It may have something to do with audio settings
> in recording. I have included some more information below from a post that I
> made before which contains some information from the backend log file.
> Thanks again for your help and for responding!
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.702 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Monitor
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.717 adding: Hosana as a client (events: 0)
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.718 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Monitor
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.718 adding: Hosana as a client (events: 1)
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.762 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.772 adding: Hosana as a client (events: 0)
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.781 TVRec(1): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> 2007-11-22 07:23:07.788 TVRec(1): HW Tuner: 1->1
> 2007-11-22 07:23:08.156 MPEGRec(/dev/video0) Error: Error getting codec
> params u
> sing old IVTV ioctl
>                         eno: Bad address (14)
> 2007-11-22 07:23:08.165 MPEGRec(/dev/video0) Warning: MPEG Layer1 does not
> work
> properly with ivtv driver.
>                         Using MPEG layer 2 audio instead.
> 2007-11-22 07:23:08.166 MPEGRec(/dev/video0) Error: Could not set MPEG
> controls
> 2 through 0.
>                         eno: Numerical result out of range (34)
> 2007-11-22 07:23:17.914 TVRec(1): Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None

My suggestion would be to go back into mythtvsetup and select 'Delete
all capture cards' on the Capture Cards page. Re-add your card(s)
making sure your ivtv-based PVR card is configured as a hardware
MPEG-2 card (and leave the audio settings alone).

If this doesn't help, please list the capture cards you have in the
machine and the version of ivtv that you are using.

Do you have any channel-change/capture card scripts being called when
recordings start that may be interfering with the ivtv driver?

Nick Morrott

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