[mythtv-users] OT: Winter Hill work 2nd December?

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Wed Dec 2 09:28:31 UTC 2009

Mike Holden wrote:
> Mike Holden wrote:
>> Mike Holden wrote:
>>> Just about to kick off my 0.21 scan now! Will use the frequency you just posted.
>>> Fingers
>>> crossed.
>> Not off to a good start. Plugging in that frequency doing a tuned scan crashes
>> mythtv-setup, even using taskset -c 0 :-(
>> mythtv-setup: xcb_lock.c:77: _XGetXCBBuffer: Assertion `((int) ((xcb_req) -
>> (dpy->request)) >= 0)' failed.
>> Aborted
>> Going to try a channels.conf scan.
> This failed initially, due to the correct frequency information being wrong in the file
> /usr/share/dvb-apps/dvb-t/uk-WinterHill
> It lists only the 2k settings, not 8k. I assume the dvb people and the packagers will
> catch up with this at some point.
> If you update this file to include the following line (as root), and save it, then
> scandvb will work correctly and produce a channels.conf file.
> T 801833000 8MHz 3/4 NONE QAM64 8k 1/32 NONE
> Running a channels.conf scan works using the generated file. Just checking using LiveTV
> (only time I use it!), and the first few channels look fine.
> Best of luck folks!

Using a tuned scan with 801833330 worked for me. However, I did empty 
the channel and dtv_multiplex tables first. However, I am now noticing 
significant BE on several channels, whereas they were all zero before. 
Having said that, so far they all tune correctly.


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