[mythtv-users] Channel change failed error

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Nov 22 17:54:05 UTC 2011

On 11/22/2011 11:14 AM, Harry Devine wrote:
> I had to swap out my STB for a new one last week, and now when my 
> HD-PVR tries to change channels, I get an error in my mythbackend.log 
> file that says "channel change failed".  I used to use mythchanger on 
> the old box, but that won't work anymore since the new STB (a Pace 
> RNG110 I believe) isn't supported by it.
> I can run 6200ch from a command line so I know the firewire changing 
> will work.  I tried taking out the command from the HD-PVR Input 
> Connection but I still get that error (in other words, I have nothing 
> for External channel change for the HD-PVR now).  I assumed that the 
> internal changer would be used then.  If I need to put a command in 
> there for 6200ch, do I need any other parameters?

The internal firewire channel changer can only be used with non-firewire 
capture with unstable/development code--and even then, you have to ask 
for it (the "Internal" changer).


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