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

Zachary Spalding zspalding at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 12:58:40 UTC 2008

In my case I am using one with a Serial IR transmitter and they our  
working fine, Myth is changing the channel correctly for recordings  
and Live TV, but won't actually start recording.


On Jun 23, 2008, at 11:00 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> 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.
> Mike
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