[mythtv-users] Channel switching woes

Saul A. Peebsen jaglover at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 00:43:34 UTC 2011

My pcHDTV-5500 analog part is not switching channels (set up as
secondary card). MythTV displays "Error opening jump program file" and
exits to initial screen. Messages on terminal are below. What I'm
missing here? After hitting "Watch TV" again and switching inputs
I usually find the channel is changed and I can watch it using this

2011-08-01 19:31:09.903 RingBuf(/home/mythtv/rec/1027_20110801193110.nuv) Warning: Not starting read ahead thread, already running 

2011-08-01 19:31:09.997 Player(3), Error: Couldn't find an A/V decoder for: '/home/mythtv/rec/1027_20110801193110.nuv' 

2011-08-01 19:31:09.997 Player(3), Error: JumpToProgram failed. 

2011-08-01 19:31:09.997 Player(3), Error: Unknown recorder error, exiting decoder 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.137 TV: Attempting to change from WatchingLiveTV to None 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.141 MythPainter: 17 images not yet de-allocated. 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.679 TV: Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.684 TV: Attempting to change from None to WatchingLiveTV 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.684 MythCoreContext: Connecting to backend server: (try 1 of 1) 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.684 Using protocol version 63 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.760 Spawning LiveTV Recorder -- begin 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.840 Spawning LiveTV Recorder -- end 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.844 We have a playbackURL(/home/mythtv/rec/1016_20110801193110.mpg) & cardtype(DUMMY)

2011-08-01 19:31:10.845 We have a RingBuffer 

2011-08-01 19:31:10.845 TV Error: LiveTV not successfully started

Cheers, Saul

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