[mythtv-users] three questions with DVB-T

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Tue Apr 5 11:46:38 UTC 2011

On 05/04/11 01:39, Matt Harrison wrote:

> 1) Sometimes after not running live tv or recording for a while (seems
> pretty random), I cannot get a lock on any channel. A mixture of
> reboots, rescans (or just doing something else for an afternoon) _might_
> fix it, or might not. If I do run a rescan, the signal strength will be
> good and channels will be detected, I just wont be able to lock them.

Some cards load their firmware from the computer. If you do a warm boot, 
the card firmware may not be properly re-initialized. It's worth taking 
out the mains lead for 30 seconds or so, which should force the card's 
firmware to be reloaded from disk.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list