[mythtv-users] hd-pvr problem recording audio after firmware update

JWA jwa at macbidouille.com
Thu Jul 22 00:42:07 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 17:07, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> John P Poet <jppoet at gmail.com> says:
>> y best guess based on this info, is that the HD-PVR is trying to
>> record the audio from the RCA jacks instead of the S/PDIF.  I wonder
>> if the new firmware requires some sort of protocol change in setting
>> up the capture inputs.
> John, as a HD-PVR user I've not seen a single S/PDIF-recording failure
> in almost two weeks and many dozens of recordings using the
> firmware (just as I didn't before then), except, occasionally, when
> using Live TV. However, I have always used your #6719 and #6611
> patches with said firmware. The new firmware may be more
> timing-sensitive when tuning, or JWA may simply have been unlucky in
> this regard post-firmware upgrade.
> JWA, assuming you are not in a position to compile said patches into
> your Ubuntu packages, try inserting a brief pause at the end of your
> channel-changing script with 'sleep 1' or 'sleep 1.5'.

Right now I am just using /bin/true, as I was having problems with the
hdpvr locking up while using lirc for blasting (and I have no firewire
port).  But I will try creating a script to test it out.

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