[mythtv-users] hdhomerun scan produces pound signs

William william_munson at comcast.net
Sun Jun 14 01:40:26 UTC 2009

On 06/13/2009 09:20 PM, ojw at weilerfamily.com wrote:
> With the new DTV transition, I figured I needed to rescan for current 
> digital channels using one of my HDHomeRuns.  What happens now is that 
> all the channels come out with pound sign separators, ie. 7#1, 13#2.  
> I saw a message way back from 2008 on this list saying I should 
> increase my tuning timeout, which I did (from 3 to 6 seconds) but that 
> didn't seem to help.
> Any other ideas that might help?  For what it's worth, I'm in southern 
> california and mythtvfrontend --version shows this:
> MythTV Version   : exported
> MythTV Branch    : tags/release-0-21
> Library API      : 0.21.20080304-1
> Network Protocol : 40
> Options compiled in:
>  linux release using_oss using_alsa using_backend using_dbox2 
> using_dvb using_frontend using_hdhomerun using_iptv using_ivtv 
> using_joystick_menu using_lirc using_v4l using_x11 using_xrandr 
> using_xv using_xvmc using_xvmcw using_xvmc_vld using_bindings_perl 
> using_bindings_python using_opengl using_ffmpeg_threads using_live
> and I'm using 3 HDHomerun's for a total of 6 tuners (all hdhomeruns 
> are on a separate Gigabit network).

The choice of seperator is user selectable via drop down box on the scan 
page. You must have changed it by accident.

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