[mythtv-users] How to set Active EIT Scan

George george.news at gmx.net
Thu Feb 4 15:21:11 UTC 2010


On 04/02/2010 14:35, Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 4 February 2010 11:41, George<george.news at gmx.net>  wrote:
>> The problem is that for a couple of channels (all under the same main
>> multiplex channel) that the EPG is not retrieved. It is left to Unknown.
>> I don't know if it is due to expiration date on database or because it is
>> unable to get it.
>> I think is the latter. When trying to watch these problematic channels,
>> sometimes the system is not able to get the lock on the channel and others I
>> get this error:
>> "Error opening jump program filebuffer"
>> Any further idea. What can be the cause of such an error?
> An inability to tune to a particular mux could indicate borderline
> signal strength if the mux is broadcast at low power, or that the
> stored tuning information is not correct.
The problematic one is the multiplex of the public TV in my country. And 
I get a signal strength of 65% or more, the same or bigger than in the rest.

> Are you sure that EIT data is broadcast on the problem multiplex? If
> you are, do other EIT-aware programmes like kaffeine successfully
> display the EIT data?

I havent' used kaffeine so can't say so.

> Cheers,
> Nick

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