[mythtv-users] Tuning to DVB channel without transmisson

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Mon Jun 29 17:25:43 UTC 2009

Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 29/06/2009, Dag Nygren <dag at newtech.fi> wrote:
>> Hi there
>>  Our MythTV (0.21-fixes) seems to freeze with a black screen when trying to
>>  tune to a DVB channel wothout transmission.
>>  This happens regularly here as we have childrens channels that stop
>>  transmitting at 18:00 and starts again in the morning. If the last channel my
>>  children watched was one of these and I continue watching later in the evening
>>  I am had.
>>  The only way I have been able to get out of this is editing the mythconverg
>>  database by hand.
>>  Is there any easier workaround or do I have something wrong in my setup?
> Do you have 'Interactive TV' [1] enabled? If you do, and the channel
> displays an off-air broadcast message, you should be able to choose
> another channel normally if you tune to the channel whilst it is not
> broadcasting.
> [1] configured in mythfrontend TV setup

This doesn't seem to work for me. I can see the off air message, but the 
channel won't retune. I would like to solve it if possible as having to 
select a different tuner significantly impacts WAF.


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