[mythtv-users] Can watch Live TV but can't record

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jun 24 03:00:24 UTC 2008

On 06/23/2008 10:38 PM, Zachary Spalding wrote:
> I just install Mythbuntu 8.04 and I have experience a problem. I can  
> watch live TV and for recording it will change the channel,but It  
> will not record anything.  I got my logs below, I have tried several  
> times to delete the capture card and video source, but I keep getting  
> the same problem.
> 2008-06-23 21:00:03.879 ChannelBase: external tuning program exited  
> with error 1

Fix your external channel change script.  If you're not supposed to be 
using one, don't specify one (i.e. delete whatever's currently 
specified).  If you are supposed to use one, but you don't yet have 
channel-change capability (still building an IR transmitter or 
whatever), use /bin/true.


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