[mythtv-users] recent dish external channel change problems?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 29 18:46:11 UTC 2009

On 11/29/2009 01:41 PM, Alex Williamson wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Brian Wood wrote:
>> Has anything in your environment changed? Perhaps a new lighting fixture?
>> Have you changed from incandescent to CFL lamps? Changed the curtains or
>> blinds in the room? Is there a difference between day and night
>> performance?
> Nope, I even tried covering the IR transceiver and dish box with a
> dark towel to see if it was external interference and had similar
> results.  I also noticed that I started running a new kernel earlier
> in the month, linux-2.6.28-15-generic vs -16-generic (ubuntu 9.04),
> but reverting doesn't change anything.  I've also tried changing my
> receiver to a different code set, dish1 vs dish2, but it didn't help
> (I guess that's really just a prefix to the code).  Thanks for the
> suggestions.

My guess: too-preemptive kernel breaking timing.


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