[mythtv-users] Myth svn 14461 Seg faulting on scanning HDHomeRun

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Sep 10 16:03:34 UTC 2007

mlists wrote:
>>>> Are you scanning with the correct setup? US-cable 
>>>> frequency table. Quick 
>>>> tune 'Always' Unencrypted  only 'No' (These settings 
>>>> used to be 
>>>> problematic, and are supposed to have been fixed..I 
>>>> haven't checked. My 
>>>> HDHR is too busy recording!).
>>> I wasn't using the quick tune but yes to everything else.
>> Then I'm lost as to further diagnosis. Since the hdhr is a standalone 
>> unit, using udp there is little additional code needed in myth to get a 
>> unit working. It should *just work*....Getting different channels on 
>> each scan sounds more like an antenna problem. Have you tried an amp on 
>> the antenna? I needed one to get the signal high enough to work 
>> properly. Try it without any splitters in the feed first.
> I dropped all of my sources and cards and recreated everything and it
> seemed to solve my problems -- I also increased my timeouts and that was
> the biggest help.

Hmm, that sounds like a noisy signal. You might want to check all of the
cable connections, including the one where the cable comes into the
house. I replaced the cable from the demarcation point at my house with
some good RG6 and removed a join in the line. My picture is sharper as a


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