[mythtv-users] Backend ext. channel change command passes wrong value? (0.24 trunk 25218)

Jeff Artz jeffa.myth at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 18:08:48 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 1:23 PM, Brent Meyer <brent.meyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm using mythbuntu 10.04 with JYA's repo. I just updated to .24
> revision 25218, which seems to be the latest version in the repo.
> After doing so, my external channel change command is not working
> properly. I can run the command (a perl script) manually, and it will
> change channels as expected, but when the command is executed by the
> backend, it tunes to the same channel every time (specifically, it
> tunes to channel 60 regardless of which channel is selected).
> The backend log says that the "External Tuning program exited with no
> error", so I assume it's executing the script just fine, but passing
> the wrong channel number.
> The perl script I am using is from here:
> http://regx.dgswa.com/html/Comacast_DTA-and_MythTV (scroll down to
> #4).
> Is this a known bug? I'll file a bug report if necessary.
> Thanks,
> Brent


  You don't have the 'preset tuner to channel" set to "60" do you?
 (Mythtv-setup Input Connection for that tuner)

   If so, blank that out...  ;-)

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