[mythtv-users] SD - Can't retrieve channels from grabber source

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Sun Sep 9 18:56:19 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-09-09 at 14:53 -0400, Donald J. Maddox wrote:
> Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> >On Sun, 2007-09-09 at 14:32 -0400, Donald J. Maddox wrote:
> >>I subscribed to SD today, and had no problem retrieving my channel 
> >>lineups - but when I try to 'get channels from grabber source' it seems 
> >>to get the channels, but doesn't actually add them to the video 
> >>source...  When I say it seems to work, I mean I see this in the output 
> >>if I run mythtvsetup from a commandline (but no channels get added):
> >Are you using firewire? There was a bug in the 0.20.2 release that
> >prevents channels from being added to a firewire connected source.
> >The workaround is to disconnect the source from the firewire card
> >in input connections and run mythfilldatabase on the command line.
> >Alternatively you can upgrade to the latest and greatest 0.20-fixes
> >which has a fix for this bug as of 3 days ago.
> Yes, I am using firewire...  I'll try what you say - but won't I still 
> need to be able to add channels to the firewire tuner after I run 
> mythfilldatabase?

The 0.20.2 release mythfilldatabase will fill the channels in for a
disconnected Schedules Direct source; 0.20-fixes won't, but it also
doesn't exhibit this bug.

-- Daniel

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