[mythtv-users] I just don't get it...
match at ece.utah.edu
Sat Mar 28 23:21:22 UTC 2009
Alright, I've been a MythTV user since 2004, but I just can't seem to
get 0.21 to run and I don't know why. I've installed MythTV so many
times, on so many systems, that I'm probably overlooking something
really stupid, like a permission awry.
Latest attempt is with MythDora. Previous versions of MythDora have
been great. Now new hardware, new install of MythDora 10.21 64-bit
seems to install fine, but I can't for the life of me get through the
setup successfully. I've been working on this for more than a month
and I'm about ready to give up.
Oh yeah, tried MythBuntu as well. It was also unsuccessful.
Here's where I'm at:
I can run MythSetup steps 1-3, but when I get to 4 "input
connections" I have trouble. All's well it seems, both ports on my
HDHR are listed, but when I scan for channels I get "Timeout Scaning
ATSC Channel x -- no tables". where x is 2 through whatever, however
it is actually finding channels, most of which are at 91%... it's
aparently just not telling Myth that it's finding anything, or so it
"Fetch channels from listing source" does nothing, and of course I
can't set a starting channel because the system doesn't know about
I can find nothing in any documentation, or any wiki, on the MythDora
site, nor on the MythTV site, but I'm not surprised about that.
Hardware is pretty basic. Asus P5Q+ mobo, Intel E5200 CPU, nVidia
8400, 2GB ram, 40GB IDE system disk, 6-750GB SATA disks for storage.
Installation is a combined backend/frontend.
I'm sooo in the dark (pun) that I'm not sure what information is
needed to ask for help.
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