[mythtv-users] can watch live tv but cannot record on some channels

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat May 10 17:11:52 UTC 2008

On 05/10/2008 12:56 PM, Patrick Mansfield wrote:
>> On Sat, May 03, 2008 at 04:36:07PM -0700, Patrick Mansfield wrote:
>>> My setup was working fine, but a few weeks ago recordings for one channel
>>> stopped working, even though I can watch live TV fine for that channel.
>>> I have a QAM pchdtv tuner, running current 0.21 from svn, on an up to date
>>> fedora 7, with comcast. A single combined FE/BE setup.
>>> I tried both channels on that mplexid, and they both have the same problem - 
>>> I can watch live tv, but scheduled recordings end up with no file.
>>> Other channels are working fine.
>>> I don't see anything obvious in log output for "mythbackend -v all", but
>>> it never seems to actually tune the channel - I never see the
>>> CreatePATSingleProgram() logged like I do for good recordings.
>>> Any ideas on what to look at or change?
> Without any changes made, it started working again, probably a bug
> somewhere :-(

Or the broadcaster changed the stream sufficiently that your old channel 
info didn't apply, but have changed it back.  I've seen exactly that 
happen on my system.


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