[mythtv-users] HDPVR no longer working

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 19:21:20 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Jeff Cranmer <jeff at lotussevencars.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was trying to get my HDPVR working with the optical input instead of
> the stereo leads, and appear to have broken the system.
> I changed the audio input from 'RCA back' to SPDIF.
> Now, when I attempt to watch live TV, I get the error message:
> 2010-12-24 13:09:32.063 TVRec(2): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> 2010-12-24 13:09:32.066 TVRec(2): HW Tuner: 2->2
> 2010-12-24 13:09:32.182 Channel(/dev/video0) Error:
> GetCurrentChannelNum( ): Failed to find Channel
> 2010-12-24 13:09:32.182 Channel(/dev/video0)::TuneTo( ): Error, failed
> to find channel.
> 2010-12-24 13:09:32.183 TVRec(2) Error: Failed to set channel to 135.
> Reverting to kState_None
> 2010-12-24 13:09:32.184 TVRec(2): Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None
> The mythbackend log is attached.  I've tried going back to the RCA
> inputs, but the response is the same.
> Can someone please tell me what I've done wrong.
> I've attached the log file

If you bring up mythweb, check to make sure that for each channel on
the HD-PVR, that the "freqid" value matches the "channum" value.  If
it doesn't, fix that, and it will probably fix your problem.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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