[mythtv-users] Program not found in PAT! again!

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sun Jan 13 00:40:57 UTC 2008

On Jan 12, 2008, at 4:39 PM, Ben Ward wrote:

> My MythTV backend is pretty stable, except occasionally I end up  
> with several gigs of logfile because of this really (really)  
> irritating error message:
> 2008-01-13 00:16:52.904 Program #108 not found in PAT!
> Program Association Table
>  PSIP tableID(0x0) length(21) extension(0x3)
>       version(26) current(1) section(0) last_section(0)
>          tsid: 3
>  programCount: 3
>   program number 0 has PID 0x  10   data  0x0 0x0 0x224 0x16
>   program number 55500 has PID 0x  1e   data  0x216 0x204 0x224 0x30
>   program number 50 has PID 0x  32   data  0x0 0x50 0x224 0x50
> Despite numerous googlings, searching through my gmail mythtv-users,  
> and trying to find the offending table in mythconverg I am still no  
> closer to finding out how to resolve this problem when it persists.   
> Suggestions include "upgrade to 0.20.0" (which I'm on) and "Rescan  
> channels" (which I have).
> The most recent occurrence mentioned on the mailing list was over  
> Christmas when someone (probably another sodding quiz channel)  
> shifted the channels around, but my disk started to fill up with  
> these logs about 3 days ago (10th Jan 2008).  I rebooted a few times  
> wondering if it was the old Hauppauge disconnect firmware bug thing,  
> I also tried re-scanning the channels on two separate occasions and  
> still I'm getting this message.
> I don't care any more if Program #108 is found in the PAT(!) or  
> not.  I couldn't care less if I'm not getting the Numberwang  
> channel.  I just want to
> a) stop thrashing the disk like crazy and
> b) filling it up with debug info (which should be in a separate log  
> level if you ask me).
> Can anyone lovely tell me where in mythconverg or the config I can  
> do this and save my poor ailing hardware?
> Thanks
> Ben

rescan for your channels and see if that helps.

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