[mythtv-users] Can't change channel during LiveTV

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri May 16 22:22:09 UTC 2008

On May 16, 2008, at 1:03 PM, Paul Check wrote:

> Hi: I have a Debian i386 unstable box, fully updated, using an IR  
> blaster
> to change channels on a STB.  I can change channels directly by  
> issuing
> the channel change command on the command line as either my regular  
> user
> or the mythtv user. Channel changing is also working for scheduled
> recordings. However I cannot change channels during LiveTV.  For  
> example,
> I browse to a new channel and hit enter, the app pauses for a few  
> seconds,
> and then just displays the current channel and keeps running. Same  
> thing
> when I input the channel as a number. I do not see any errors in my  
> mythtv
> log, nor any errors in other logs.
> Any recommendations on how to fix this?

You really need to check the backend logs to see why it's failing  
before you can fix it.

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