[mythtv-users] "Watch TV" not working But TV Card Functioning

Kieran Benton kieranb at optushome.com.au
Mon Sep 10 07:06:10 UTC 2007

I am currently have problems with my mythtv its a fresh install and i am 
just starting to experiment with mythtv i have'nt tested setting up a 
show to be recorded i have only tryed to "Watch TV".

The problem is i don't get anything to appear i get a nice blank black 
I know that its not my TV Card as i have tried several ways of testing 
with a simple "scandvd" and i started to get a listing of channel 
available in my area i then went on to "tzap" a channel and then
"cp /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0 bob.mpeg"  and i had a nice video of my TV 
station sitting there which worked i just cant seem to get MythTv to 
work with the device it the only device in the machine every time i try 
to start up "Watch TV" i get theses messages from my backend

2007-09-10 16:33:36.199 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Playback
2007-09-10 16:33:36.199 adding: localhost as a client (events: 0)
2007-09-10 16:33:36.201 TVRec(1): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
2007-09-10 16:33:36.202 TVRec(1): HW Tuner: 1->1
2007-09-10 16:33:36.207 DVBChan(0) Error: SetChannelByString(2): Failed 
to initialize multiplex options
2007-09-10 16:33:36.207 TVRec(1) Error: Failed to set channel to 2.
2007-09-10 16:33:36.211 TVRec(1) Error: GetProgramRingBufferForLiveTV()
                       ProgramInfo is invalid.
ProgramInfo: channame() startts(Mon Sep 10 16:33:36 2007) endts(Mon Sep 
10 16:33:36 2007)
            recstartts(Mon Sep 10 16:33:36 2007) recendts(Mon Sep 10 
16:33:36 2007)
2007-09-10 16:33:36.248 DVBSignalMonitor(0)::constructor(1,Warning, can 
not measure Bit Error Rate): Operation not supported
2007-09-10 16:33:36.248 DVBSignalMonitor(0)::constructor(1,Warning, can 
not count Uncorrected Blocks): Operation not supported
2007-09-10 16:33:36.253 TVRec(1) Error: No valid DTV info, ATSC maj(0) 
min(0), MPEG pn(-1)
2007-09-10 16:33:36.254 TVRec(1) Error: Failed to setup digital signal 
2007-09-10 16:33:36.254 TVRec(1) Error: Failed to setup signal monitor

I currently have a "TwinHanDTV Mini Ter"
I have also been geting my infomation from theses site


I just cant seem to get mythtv to work
any whom any help more thank welcome

My computer specs if they help are

AMD Athlon 3200 32bit
1GB Ram
1 x TwinHanDTV Mini Ter


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