[mythtv-users] Live TV channel lock issue

Eloy Paris peloy at chapus.net
Sat Jul 4 22:16:12 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jul 04, 2009 at 12:17:10PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> On 07/04/2009 10:39 AM, Phill Edwards wrote:
> > When I'm watching Live TV many (not all) of my Australian DVB-T
> > channels fail to get a channel lock.("You should have gotten a channel
> > lock by now"). The odd thing is that the channels play fine if I watch
> > them in xine and they also seem to record fine (based on a test I just
> > did). Any idea why I might be getting this problem in Live TV?
> There's a setting in mythtv-setup:
> Use quick tuning
>  - Never
>  - Live TV only
>  - Always
> If enabled MythTV will tune using only the MPEG program number. The
> program numbers change more often than DVB or ATSC tuning parameters, so
> this is slightly less reliable. This will also inhibit EIT gathering
> during Live TV and recording.
> Do you have it set to Live TV only?  If so, change it to Never.

I have this parameter set to Never. I believe "Never" is not the default
but I changed it to "Never" when I started to experience the problem.


Eloy Paris.-

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